Author: Trout's Staff
Fly fishing for carp is an up and coming pastime and by those acquainted to chasing the species with a fly rod, they are becoming a prized and sought after “game fish” as they provide substantial qualities when hooked in the mouth. Long runs, torque filled head shakes and powerful gestures carp can test a person’s gear with relentless strain which allure many to the species. Carp were brought to North America from France as a food source for the Nation’s growing immigrant population in the early parts of the 1800’s and have thrived in most of North America’s watershed from the continental east to the continental west. A member of the minnow family, many are usually brownish to bronze in color and are usually long lived; beauty is in the eye of the beholder.