View Full Version : time for carp?

10-25-2008, 02:51 PM
when is carp fishing no good? how cold is too cold? i want to catch one before it gets to slow for them.

also are these fancy hair rigs really necessary? can i just put the dough mixture directly on the hook?

10-25-2008, 07:57 PM
I have been catching them still in sacramento. They are still biting quite aggressively

10-26-2008, 02:14 PM
I have noticed a definate slowdown around Stockton, but when I went out with minnowmagnet a few weeks ago he caught his 3rd biggest ever around here (about 20 pounds)

10-26-2008, 07:30 PM
just use douh on the hook, only use corn or boilies on hairs, I catch carp all year round

10-26-2008, 07:44 PM
BTW, the carp was 20lbs
http://img370.imageshack.us/img370/2898/20lbgd0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

10-26-2008, 08:27 PM
awesome fish i dont see why more people dont try fishing for them? when do you find to be the best time of day for carp?

10-26-2008, 09:32 PM

you can catch them all year from them...if your talking about rivers, don't think about it until next year late spring ;)

10-27-2008, 06:41 AM
If you fish heavily stocked waters where there is a bit of competion for food you should catch in the winter, on waters that arnt so full of them or larger like rivers they will feed in the winter just for shorter times and not always as confidently so scale down the tackle a bit, locating where there at is more important as they dont move around so much.

10-28-2008, 05:11 PM
I have always had good luck in the evening.. tides changing can do a lot more to the bite than the time of day though, at least in the delta..