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FlyManJack



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:18 am    Post subject: Hybrid? Common Carp or Mirror Carp? What do you guys think Reply with quote

It didn't have its usual long whiskers like a common carp I've caught. But it doesn't look like a mirror carp to me. What do you guys think?

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PECo



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's a common carp. The ones I've seen didn't have long whiskers, just two short barbels, one on each side of the mouth.
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PECo



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice fish, by the way. Very Happy How'd you catch it?
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FlyManJack



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:24 pm    Post subject: thanks Reply with quote

thanks for clarifying! Smile

fly fishing. tossed a crazy Charlie and he went for it. this was up croton reserve.
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PECo



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Carp on a fly?!?! That's awesome!
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ChaoSki



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice Common Carp, where was this?
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