CARP FISHING!!

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9/19/17 @ 9:01 PM
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Tr carper
Tr carper
USER since 6/15/15

MOON PHASE (0%)
Waning Crescent

Ive never heard of sweet corn killing the fish. There's nothing to it ive caught bass and panfish that digested soft plastic baits. The problem is when people use hard baits without properly preparing them such as feed corn,tiger nuts,chick peas,bird seed. If you dont prepare them right they will expand in the fishes stomach and kill them. 

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9/19/17 @ 3:31 PM
herbsuperb
herbsuperb
USER since 6/27/06

Usually when I put out Carp baits, I'll throw a handful of sweet corn out near each hook bait. Never been cited for it. But then I've never been cited for anything. I don't see any harm in it as long as you are dumping buckets of it around. Some folks believe that chumming with corn leads to panfish deaths because they can't digest the corn, but eat it anyway. Something tells me there isn't much merit in that argument. But I've not seen any hard science about it one way or another. I also buy cheap white bread, ball it up and throw that out there. Usually I see a good fall run of Carp around this time of year. But we're in the midst of a terrible outbreak of CHV3 right now. Floaters everywhere, and it stinks. All appear to be in the 12-16 pound range. Fun fish to catch.

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9/19/17 @ 2:35 PM
Wisconsin Fishing
Wisconsin Fishing
USER since 2/3/15

That's a good question. I've done it a lot and we've had tournaments that the DNR would visit with 40+ people baiting up. I've also heard of some of the euro style anglers getting littering tickets for putting in bait. Those that have received tickets are known in the carp angling circle for putting in lots of bait and these have been isolated instances though. So....I guess it depends on the location and maybe how the DNR officer is feeling that day??


It's completely different in Europe. I'm about to fish the World Carp Fishing Champions in Hungary and each team of two is allowed to use 250 kg of bait over 72 hours. Completely different style of fishing and views on carp in general. 

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9/17/17 @ 9:34 PM
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Tr carper
Tr carper
USER since 6/15/15

MOON PHASE (8%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
66° - 70° F

Was able to get out yesterday and today for a few hours. Yesterday landed one and 26.2lbs and today laned two both around 15-16 pound mark.

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CARP FISHING!! Photo
CARP FISHING!! Photo
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9/16/17 @ 11:43 PM
ponddigger
ponddigger
USER since 10/15/15

Is tossing corn out before I set my baited rods out legal or illegal? If it is illegal, could you point me to the regs?

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8/20/17 @ 3:34 PM
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Darkest Water
Darkest Water
USER since 6/30/17

MOON PHASE (2%)
Waning Crescent

Fished carp for a few hours this afternoon in Point.  Caught 4 carp and a channel cat on bread and sweet corn rigs.  Both produced evenly.  Kept the carp for smoking to use as coon trapping bait.

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7/5/17 @ 10:56 PM
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herbsuperb
herbsuperb
USER since 6/27/06

MOON PHASE (89%)
Waxing Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
71° - 75° F

WATER TEMP
71° - 75° F

Got my first 20 LB+ out of Babcock Park on Lake Waubesa on 4th of July. Gave a heck of a fight. I fear my net is close to its end though. May have to upsize a bit next time.

Weighed 21.6 LB. Need to find an even more elusive 30 pounder now! I know they're out there. Can't wait. Good chunk of the family was there for a cookout, and they got a big kick out of it.

Sweet Corn on the bottom, Carolina Rig, #6 Circle Hook. Old reliable.


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7/3/17 @ 10:07 PM
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Wisconsin Fishing
Wisconsin Fishing
USER since 2/3/15

MOON PHASE (75%)
Waxing Gibbous

Fishing was slow, but still managed a few decent fish.  Some caught on the bottom and some on zigs.  All CPR'd. 

Edited on 7/4/17 9:06 AM
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7/2/17 @ 9:05 PM
Darkest Water
Darkest Water
USER since 6/30/17

I got some pics, thanks for the offer though.

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7/2/17 @ 3:41 PM
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crawdaddy
crawdaddy
USER since 7/11/01

MOON PHASE (66%)
Waxing Gibbous

Did you get a group shot of winners? I have if you want it. Message if so.

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