Podcast: An Interview with Carp Expert Dan Frasier

This week, we have a great interview with Dan Frasier, fly-fishing editor of Carp Pro magazine, on—guess what? There are some terrific tips in this interview, including a couple I had not heard of and will try on my next carp fishing trip. I am sure you will find some as. . .

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Photo: Get Your Carp On. . .Your Head

Which one fits your lifestyle?
Photo by Phil Monahan

Orvis product designers Tim Daughton (left) and Shawn Combs came by sporting their new carp lids. The one on the left will be available on orvis.com in a couple of weeks, while the more garish version covering Shawn’s dome is the brainchild of Orvis Cleveland Fishing Manager Jim Lampros, who can be seen. . .

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Photos of the Day II: The Birth of a Carp Junkie

Written by: Mike Mazzoni

Who travels from Kansas to Utah for carp? This guy does.
All photos courtesy Mike Mazzoni

[Editor’s note: Last year, we posted two sets of photos of big trout (here and here) by Mike Mazzoni, who was a summer intern at Falcon’s Ledge in Utah. He’s back again, but this time, he has a new job—Guest Relations/Facilities Manager—and a new mission.]

While some fly fishers find success in enticing carp with a Prince Nymph under a strike indicator, or by stripping a Woolly Bugger blindly, I have grown to love the challenge and thrill of sight-casting to feeding carp, watching the take, and enjoying the long, powerful. . .

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Photo of the Day: Carp Rods of the Champions

Some lucky carp anglers will walk away with these one-of-a-kind Helios 2s this summer.
Photo by Tom Rosenbauer

The other day I sent out special H2 rods as awards in the major US fly-rod carp tournaments for summer 2013. Each of the following tournaments got a special rod: . . .

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