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Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« on: May 28, 2016, 02:05:47 PM »
Got to do a little bow fishing. Got my biggest yet. 16 lbs 10 oz. I know they get bigger. What a blast though. 22 carp in about 3 hours of fishing. Could have got more without all the misses. :chuckle:.
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2016, 03:44:40 PM »
What does a guy do with 22 dead carp?

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2016, 04:01:24 PM »
Didn't have a scale but it was a big SOB.

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2016, 04:03:29 PM »
Just noticed this was in the bow fishing section and this was caught on rod and reel. Sorry.

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2016, 05:24:18 PM »
Crab/crawfish bait. Coyote bait. That's what I do. What do others do.
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2016, 05:32:56 PM »
Got to do a little bow fishing. Got my biggest yet. 16 lbs 10 oz. I know they get bigger. What a blast though. 22 carp in about 3 hours of fishing. Could have got more without all the misses. :chuckle:.

Yep a lot bigger.  :tup:

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2016, 06:24:41 PM »
Caught bottom bouncing for walleye in Lake Roosevelt. Not my biggest but the only one I have a pic of .. probably 15 or so pounds... Boy do they fight!!  They do not allow bow fishing for carp in Lake Roosevelt...WHY  WDFW???
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2016, 11:22:20 AM »
my is 29.7 i have see a 32 and  35 pounder  this year

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2016, 01:28:41 PM »
Here's the 32 :)

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2016, 01:31:09 PM »
What a freaking pig Scott! :tup:
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2016, 02:05:31 PM »
Thank you.
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2016, 02:55:51 PM »
During the spawn 13 years ago, I got three with one shot.  What a gaggle that was trying to pull them in.
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2016, 03:13:23 PM »
I think this is my biggest to date. 21-22lbs if I remember correct..
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2016, 03:15:57 PM »
Scott that's a bruiser there!
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2016, 05:04:21 PM »
my brothers 35 pouder

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #15 on: June 06, 2016, 09:35:08 PM »
wow those are some pigs!!!

biggest ive got is 16-18#

thats based on the couple ive actually weighed that were 14 or 15#

not sure they get as big on the wet side over here??
my son shot a legit 14# on sat  and we shot a bunch in the 12# range which is above average for clark county area..... for us anyway.



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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2016, 10:00:13 PM »
Pretty sure I broke 40lbs, but it's been so long ago and I've got no evidence to support that claim so I'll just say as big or bigger than anything posted here thus far  ;)   


I do miss bowfishing for them on the Roosevelt  >:(    really really dislike the park service  >:(


Caught bottom bouncing for walleye in Lake Roosevelt. Not my biggest but the only one I have a pic of .. probably 15 or so pounds... Boy do they fight!!  They do not allow bow fishing for carp in Lake Roosevelt...WHY  WDFW???

It's a park service federal thing not WDFW, they got tired of seeing all the rotting carp on the banks and closed it down.

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #17 on: July 06, 2016, 05:09:36 PM »
big fish i shot last weekend 35 pounds

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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2016, 09:20:12 AM »
That's a Scarry big carp! :yike:   Think I'd find some bigger arrows! :chuckle:
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Re: Washington Carp Records. What's Yours?
« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2016, 09:50:01 AM »
What does a guy do with 22 dead carp?

They make great fertilizer buried in a garden or flower bed. 

Tangent:   In Budapest at a celebration dinner with friends, all of the Brits, French etc. were delighted to find carp on the menu.  They all ordered carp and I ordered steak.  One Brit pestered me as to why I did not order carp, and after brushing him off a couple of times I replied, " Where I live we have fresh salmon, fresh halibut, and we bury carp in the garden for fertilizer."   

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