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Carp Fly Fishing 101 Carp Basics

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Carp Fishing is growing in popularity each year here in the United States, and for good reason – Carp are widely available to the majority of people. They grow to very large size – even in marginal Carp waters you still have a shot at a legitimate 20 pound fish many days. They’re smart, wary, […]

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Fly Fishing for South Dakota Bonefish – Why Carp Rock!

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Carp have grown an unfortunate reputation in the western hemisphere of the world as dirty, bottom feeding, easy to catch trash fish, that are essentially good for fertilizer, and that’s about it. However, in many other locales across the globe, Carp are the apex of game fish. People of the European continent, essentially as a whole, are absolutely nuts about Carp fishing. They take fishing for the “Golden Ghost” more seriously than most of the American public takes Trout, and I think that there’s a legitimate reason for that. Carp really are an A-class gamefish, for a multitude of reasons...

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Fly Fishing for South Dakota Bonefish – Why Carp Rock!

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Carp have grown an unfortunate reputation in the western hemisphere of the world as dirty, bottom feeding, easy to catch trash fish, that are essentially good for fertilizer, and that’s about it. However, in many other locales across the globe, Carp are the apex of game fish. People of the European continent, essentially as a whole, are absolutely nuts about Carp fishing. They take fishing for the “Golden Ghost” more seriously than most of the American public takes Trout, and I think that there’s a legitimate reason for that. Carp really are an A-class gamefish, for a multitude of reasons...

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Hans’ Rabbit Strip Jig Fly

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Hans’ Rabbit Strip Jig Fly

Jig fly patterns are tremendously effective for bass. This has been the most productive type of fly for me when fishing for smallmouth bass on the Missouri River near Pierre, South Dakota. This rabbit strip version is more durable than my version that utilizes grizzly marabou. Both are very effective. Tie this pattern onto your tippet with a no slip loop knot.

Materials Link: Rabbit Strip Jig Fly

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Tying Don’s Bully Bugger

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Woolly Bugger- Don’s Bully Bugger

A quick but deadly tie from the vise of resident Carp Master Don Polovich. The Bully Bugger is just about all you need to catch smallmouth and carp over on the Missouri River. Well, that and Don’s Benson Dry Fly, but as they say “that’s another video”.

Materials Link: Bully Bugger

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