The carp measured 40 x 25 inches, weighed in at 32.5 lbs. Took about 5 or 6 minutes to bring in, had the drag set very loose to avoid popping the hook out of it's mouth.

As opposed to the smaller ones 12-15 lb carps that tend to run like crazy, this one just seemed to slowly go where it wanted. I compare it to HP vs. torque.

Hopw to catch more giants this season.

Fish Species: Carp
Bait Used: corn
Tackle Used: hook
Method Used: still fishing hook bait
Water Depth: 15
Water Temperature: 48
Wind Direction:
Wind Speed: 15 kmh
My biggest carp.
My biggest carp.

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