Garners Carp Dancer

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CARP ARE A NOTORIOUSLY PICKY FISH. Anyone who's thrown a fly at carp can tell you what a frustrating experience it can be. Fortunately our resident warm water expert Garner Reid has a solution. The Carp Dancer. The carp dancer is tied on a curved shank hook...

Carp Are Not Bonefish

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By Dan Frasier Hardcore carp nuts are hard people to like. We’re argumentative, sensitive about our fish, and contentious. We’ll assume you’re insulting the fish we love so much; taking offense to the most innocuous statements and won’t hesitate to demean whatever quarry you choose to pursue....

Saturday Shoutout / Carpocalypse

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By Dan Frasier ON THE 13TH OF JUNE 2015, ALSO KNOWN AS TODAY, COSTA, SCIENTIFIC ANGLER, CARPPRO AND THE ORVIS PORTLAND STORE HAVE TEAMED UP TO HOST A THE WORLD'S LARGEST ONLINE CARP ON THE FLY TOURNAMENT. There is an obsession amongst carp on the fly anglers,...

Choosing Carp Flies: What Are They Eating?

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by Dan Frasier "IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW WHERE TO START WITHOUT INTIMATELY KNOWING THE WATER AND FISH YOU ARE ABOUT TO CHASE, CARP WILL WHIP YOUR ASS." John Gierach, in his book Death, Taxes and Leaky Waders, writes about expertizing. That is, acting the part...

20 Of The Hottest New Flies For 2015

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By Carter Lyles We are totally stoked for you to see all the crazy, new, innovative flies that are out and rippin’ lips right now! Everything from warmwater to saltwater to freshwater, we’re about to knock ‘em out. Gink and Gasoline has talked with the biggest...