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7.0 lb. Common Carp caught by Henry Cole fishing in Carnegie Lake in New Jersey on 07/21/04

Posted by THE HAMMER Elite Member over 11 years ago

Common Carp
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18.5" / 7.0 lb. Common Carp caught by Henry Cole fishing on Wednesday July 21, 2004 at 20:47 in Carnegie Lake near Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey (NJ), United States North America using a TREBLE HOOKS AND SPLIT SHOTS a Worm

HERE IS THE STORY, ME AND GRAND PA DECIDED TO GO TO A NEW BODY OF WATER FOR THE HELL OF IT, WE GO UP UNDER RTE#1 BRIDGE AND STARTED UP WATER WHERE THERE WAS NOTHING ON BOTH SIDES BUT BRIAR AND WEEDS. WELL NEXT THING YA KNOW ME AND HIM WHERE LIKE 100LBS OVER WEIGHT AND YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENED NEXT. HE STRETCHES, NEXT THING THE BOAT FLIPS ON TOP OF ME WITH THE ANCHOR STILL DOWN, MY TACKLE BOX(FULL OF STUFF),BRAND NEW BATTERY(USED ONCE)THREE 100 DOLLAR POLES AND MY DEPTH FINDER WAS THE ONLY THING I SAVED. WELL I ALMOST KILLED HIM. WELL HIS STUFF STARTED TO FLOAT TO THE SURFACE, CAUGHT ONE OF HIS POLES AND I GOT MY EAGLES COFFEE CUP ONLY. WELL HE FELT SO BAD THAT I LOST ALL OF MY STUFF, SO WE PADDLED AT LEAST A MILE WITH A CUP ONLY, WELL WHEN WE GOT TO THE OTHER SIDE NEAR WHERE WE PUT THE BOAT IN WE SAW CARP SPAWNIN OR SOMETHING, THEY WHERE EVERYWHERE, WELL I LANDED A 7LBER AND WALKED AWAY LUCKY WITH MY LIFE.

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TRUEDAT

Posted by THE HAMMER Elite Member over 11 years ago

Bill Woods

Great Story sorry to hear about you equipment

Posted by Bill Woods Expert Member over 11 years ago

Joe Pych

That was an unexpected day of fishing... fishing your equipment out of the water. Too bad. At least you have a good story to tell.

Posted by Joe Pych Elite Member over 11 years ago

Brandon Mabrey

nice story

Posted by Brandon Mabrey Elite Member over 11 years ago

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