Pro Tips: How to Fish for Carp in Moving Water, Part II

Perhaps because carp are so frequently called “poor man’s bonefish,” anglers new to the species often imagine they’ll be stalking a wide-open flat, making long casts to drop flies right on the noses of tailing fish. While that ideal scenario may arise . . .

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Video: How to Sight-Fish with Nymphs for Carp

Fly-fishing for carp still raises a few eyebrows in the angling community, but these picky, powerful fish are now widely accepted as a challenging quarry. In this vide from The New Fly Fisher, host Colin McKeown and guide Glen Hales chase golden bones . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Fish for Carp in Moving Water, Part I

Twenty-five years ago, angling pioneers Barry Reynolds, Brad Befus, and John Berryman published Carp on the Fly, setting the stage for a major shift in fly-fishing culture and elevating the lowly carp from trash fish to revered quarry. I was fortunate . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Approach Carp

Carp fishing has exploded in popularity over recent years, even in Western states like Colorado which are home to abundant populations of trout. Not only are carp fisheries usually located a lot closer to home than trout streams. . .

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Video: Tom Rosenbauer in The DSP Slush Slam

The Grand Slam is one of the most challenging scenarios that a fly angler can achieve. Traditionally, in the world of flats fishing, to pull off a Grand Slam requires that the angler catches a tarpon, permit, and bonefish in a single day. Anyone who has . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Fly-Fishing for Carp Down Under

It seems like most modern fishing videos are edited to show only the moments when everything goes right, so it’s refreshing to find one that paints a more complete picture of both victories and defeats. In this video from . . .

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Podcast: Carp and Eels Down Under, with Angus Reynolds

This week, we take a trip Down Under to talk to Australian guide Angus Reynolds. He customarily guides trout anglers, but because of the recurring drought in Australia, Angus has been pursuing alternate species, and carp are one of his major . . .

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4 Keys to Catching More Carp

As late-summer conditions create lower water levels and higher temperatures here in central Wyoming, we like to give the trout a break and focus on a less-appreciated and less-fragile quarry: the common carp. While fly-fishing for carp can be frustrating . . .

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Top 5 Flies for Rocky Mountain Carp

Late-summer means lower water levels and higher temperatures here in central Wyoming, so we like to give the trout a break and focus on a less-appreciated and less-fragile quarry: the common carp. We take Rocky Mountain flats-fishing pretty seriously, . . .

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