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    What is the best method to catch a carp?

  • #2
    I've had my best luck with canned corn. The trick is to scatter some around the day before. I've also had luck with plain night crawlers.

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    • #3
      Just like Dave, i bought a can of corn at the grocery and put between 5 and 10 kernels on a hook and it works great. You may also catch some nice catfish with this method.

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      • #4
        Corn & dough balls, is what we use .

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        • #5
          Corn is an alright method, if you really want to catch big (20lb+) then try boilies, it's a european style of bait. Also if you do try the corn method, use a hair rig. www.royalcarp.com has some good rigging set-ups including trying a hair rig. the other guys are right, try and prebait an area a day or 2 before you fish it, or at least right when you get there. you can catch carp all day, they don't have stomachs and graze all day.

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          • #6
            Balls of corn and dough is great or just use anything that will spread lots of scent through the water.

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