I went out to a local river yesterday and fished for spawning carp. The river holds trout further downstream but up where I was at there are thousands and thousands of carp. I threw on a worm then later fished with a salmon egg pattern, a bit of split shot then let it drift through the shallows. The biggest fish I brought to the net was 7 lbs. but I lost at least a dozen that were bigger, all on my 3 wt. 6' 3" rod. What a blast !!! All total I landed 11 carp.
This weekend we are going to fish the backwaters of the Mississippi river where the carp are much much bigger. i will use the 5 wt. then.
Anyone else ever fly fish for carp? It is a great time.