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So today I went fishing to the pool just south of the WWD for carp. I was there for 4 hours and got the skunk. Pathetic right.... I was using corn and a vanilla and corn dough ball mixture. I just had a size 4 hook and some split shots. I'm looking to go again tomorrow. Anyone have any bait, rig, location tips? I need carp :D
 

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I chum the area with corn and then fish with a hair rig and a #8 hook. you really dont need a hook as big as a # 4. try chumming with a pack bait also. there are a million recipies if you google them. you could also try different flavor boilies. the strawberry or tutti fruitti work well for me. fish them on a hair rig also. carp take up most of my fishing time. I like to fish for big powerfull fish and they are the answer. I like to fish for them with my flyrod the most, but I do fish regular gear as well. I am really into carp fishing and the more you learn about them and the gear for them it is fasinating. there are several companies that make carp gear and hooks meant for carp. I use #10 hooks alot made by midday or miday I'm not sure, but they are super strong and lazer sharp. even though I have and have fished every flavor boilie there is, corn on a hair rig has been my top producer by far.
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Corn on the Slip weight (slip sinker Rig) Really Produces in the surrounding areas, Nice Call!

The only reason the slip-sinker rig is overlooked by avid carp fisherman is because it's just a simple rig compared to the hair or bolt rigs. it's hard for some to actually accept a rig so simple and easy to tie out fishing there high tech rigs, But more then likely usually it is the case I've fished several Carp tournaments when i needed the money and never strayed away from the slip-sinker rig. Now I'm not saying it's the best I have strayed away from it and have used the hair rig I've even drop shotted for them You'll have to adapt to every situation. but The slipsinker rig is like the tube in bass fishing no matter were you throw it it will always work!..

Again Great call, and nice work adapting to nail 7 Carp.

Keep the info. Coming!
 

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No I didnt chum the area. The fishing was slow but then when I kept seeing carp surface around the tree roots at the other end of the pool I chucked my now favorite egg sinker rig and started to nail them. I got two clunkers, one being 5 pounds and the other 7-8 pounds. All in all a good day. Now Im trying to sank my corn in coconut milk to see if I get better results. Cant wait to get back :D
 

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Nice Job Bigmart!

the Corn in coconut milk is killer! If you put it in a container and leave it outside a day or two.... It Gets DEADLY!! at catching carp that is. Coconut milk with corn in winter and spring are Great!in winter if you add a little black/red pepper in the soaked corn with coco milk you'll be amazed at results. I Have a bait I took 2yrs Trying to make I'll throw your way Every time I use it in the summer I've had 20-28 Carp Days. I'm pretty sure it will have the same results at busse.

Chumming isn't that big of a deal in carp fishing, Most common carp holding areas are chummed so much there's no need to. Carp will hold and learn to go to certain spots that hold food. You can though create your own spot I did it a few years ago i chummed corn in one spot nobody was aware of about 3-4 times a week. About a month the big carp pushed the small ones out and it was nothing under 12lbs with 8 fish days. Don't even bother chumming areas that carp anglers target frequently.... you'll catch more fish. Your Doing EVERYTHING right bigmart it must feel great keep up the fantastic work. :D
 

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Nice Job Bigmart!

the Corn in coconut milk is killer! If you put it in a container and leave it outside a day or two.... It Gets DEADLY!! at catching carp that is. Coconut milk with corn in winter and spring are Great!in winter if you add a little black/red pepper in the soaked corn with coco milk you'll be amazed at results. I Have a bait I took 2yrs Trying to make I'll throw your way Every time I use it in the summer I've had 20-28 Carp Days. I'm pretty sure it will have the same results at busse.

Chumming isn't that big of a deal in carp fishing, Most common carp holding areas are chummed so much there's no need to. Carp will hold and learn to go to certain spots that hold food. You can though create your own spot I did it a few years ago i chummed corn in one spot nobody was aware of about 3-4 times a week. About a month the big carp pushed the small ones out and it was nothing under 12lbs with 8 fish days. Don't even bother chumming areas that carp anglers target frequently.... you'll catch more fish. Your Doing EVERYTHING right bigmart it must feel great keep up the fantastic work. :D
Its a big part in my book when fishing for carp in the Fox. There is this one area in the fox where i fish for carp time to time in the summer where they are just stacked up by the hundreds. Its sick. Get to close and you will see a bunch of V's shooting all directions. Its crazy. But once they settle down I start to chum teh water with corn to draw them in closer and believe me or not in my past experince it can be a 5 fish day or 20.
 

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I've had OK success using dough but Ive done so much better with corn. Definitely chum the area with corn use a smaller hook and a slip weight. I use a small split shot maybe about 10" before the hook to stop the slip weight from hitting it. Try to go as light as possible and be patient.
 
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