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Carp/Sucker Pics From Last Week

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Hello everyone. I went fishing for a couple days last week and caught some carp and suckers. Here are the pictures.

The first two pictures are the bigger carp I caught.

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Couple smaller ones.

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This is the first sucker I've caught that looks like this, not sure of the exact species. Very interesting looking fish.

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Well thats about all. Any comments and/or questions are always welcomed.

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the bottom fish is a northern hogsucker. great fish. thanks for sharing the photos, you caught some nice carp! what was your setup?

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the bottom fish is a northern hogsucker. great fish.

Yeppers... northern hogsucker! They have that dark ring around their mouth. They don't get a whole lot bigger than that either. Really cool fish!

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Thanks for telling me the exact species.

the bottom fish is a northern hogsucker. great fish. thanks for sharing the photos, you caught some nice carp! what was your setup?

Well the rod I use is a 7'6" Medium Heavy spinning rod. A decent sized spinning reel spooled with 12lb trilene big game line. The rig I use is a basic slip sinker rig, consisting of a 1/4-1/2oz egg sinker, bead, swivel, 6-12" fluorocarbon leader, and a number 6-8 sized octopus hook. For bait I use corn usually plain, or sweetened with a fruit flavoring. Sometimes I'll use boilies which also work very well. I'll use a hair rig if I remember to make some.

I love Carp fishing, so much fun.

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