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WyoChris

carp vrs walleye

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im gunna have to go with both/not much of either(if that makes sense), but hope to get into both of the species a little more seriously in the years to come. i think i will leave it at that

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This versus

commoncarp.jpg

this - you have to be kidding. Walleye all the way.

walleye.jpg

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That second picture just looks like a white tip carp to me grin!!!

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Carp for sure, unless it's on my plate. The only thing a walleye is good for is eating smile

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Carp for sure, unless it's on my plate. The only thing a walleye is good for is eating smile

Yup.

"I think I might have one on... no, it must just be a stick. Oh, wait... it's a walleye."

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man... are you guys serious? This is a bad joke gone wrong. Where did you all come from?

I can't even ponder how a carp would be important than a walleye.

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Fought the first carp of the year a couple of nights ago fishing for walleye. I have to say, it was one heck of a fight. Roughly 8 lbs or so, about a ten minute battle, better than any walleye or northern I've fought.

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I rarely fish for the table so I would have to say carp also... not much else pulls as hard

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I haven't more experience than most, but carp do fight way more than walleye. So when fishing for fun or fight, gotta go with carp.

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walleye for the table. carp for the fight and for the fun

musky will give you a better fight then a carp will... or even bass.

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Originally Posted By: carpmanjake
walleye for the table. carp for the fight and for the fun

musky will give you a better fight then a carp will... or even bass.

apparently you have never compared a 30lb muskie to a 30lb carp. lol.

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yea ive never targeted (or caught) a muskie but i was thinking the same thing...

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I agree on the carp's fighting strength. Just last week I hooked my first carp in about 15 years, and man did that thing pull! It only went maybe 4 pounds but it fought much harder than cats or suckers of the same size.

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Each to their own - but you have to be kidding.

Walleye #1 is the lean cusine of freshwater fish for the table.

Carp is for making pet food.

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Each to their own - but you have to be kidding.

Walleye #1 is the lean cusine of freshwater fish for the table.

Carp is for making pet food.

Yep, each to their own, but I'll take a mess of sunnies before a walleye for tablefare any day of the week. Not even close.

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I caught a 34lb 9oz Carp this past Friday, and I have to say that was the best fight I've ever had with a rod on open water. Took almost an hour to get it in and then 2 of us to get it out of the water. But a good fight is all they're good for.

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I'll go with the #1 game fish in the world. Yes the Carp! Bass and Walleye just don't fight that hard.

Take a look at the carp gear.

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A good fight and a good picture are all I care about when I fish freshwater.

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