What A Fight!!!!


Matthew Grayson

bloomington Indiana

One day I was just messing around and I was bass fishing there was no wind and i decided to walk around a bit. So when I decided to walk around I seen a lot of fins sticking out of the water the moment I seen those fins i knew that those were carp i didn't know how big they were. So I went back to my house grabbed a few cans of corn and it didn't take long before one of the Monster carp hit my bait. It took me about an hour to just see how big the fish was. It also took three of my friends to help get him in. when i finally got him in there were a few gentlemen who told me that I should put the fish in the newspaper but I just decided to just release him safely which also took about twenty five minutes.


Species: Carp (Common or Grass)

Date Caught: 06/26/2011

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 5

Length: 66" inches

Weight: 38

Lure / Bait used: Bait | Corn

Recommended for You

Pike & Muskie

Best Drive-To Pike Waters

Gord Pyzer

Some of Canada's best pike waters are within driving distance.

News

Navionics adds SonarChart Shading to its Platinum+ and HotMaps Platinum cartography

In-Fisherman - April 29, 2019

Navionics adds SonarChart Shading and HotMaps Platinum.

Bass

Sensational New Softbaits for Bass

Steve Quinn - April 22, 2019

Steve Quinn talks new softbaits for bass from Berkley.

See More Recommendations

Trending Stories

Biology

Walleye Length To Weight Conversion Chart

Dr. Rob Neumann - January 03, 2017

Several methods are available to estimate the weight of a fish. Some use length as well as...

Bass

Largemouth Bass Length To Weight Conversion Chart

Dr. Rob Neumann - January 22, 2017

Check out this Largemouth Bass Length To Weight Conversion Chart, a simple and accurate...

Catfish

Catfish Pole Rigs

Richard Peterson with In-Fisherman - April 28, 2016

Pole lines illustrate the paradox of catfishing. At a time when excellent rods, reels, and...

See More Stories

More Master Angler

Master Angler

A True Giant

August 26, 2013

Joe Rottkamp Farmingdale New York (Written by Guide Clayton Schick)Joe, has been coming to

Master Angler

Musky Rage!

September 17, 2013

Christopher Pereira Hopatcong New Jersey ...had the whole lake to myself...cloud cover,...

Master Angler

Heavy Hitter

September 04, 2013

ERIC DENNIS North Platte NE My girlfriend and i went out to an area known for producing...

See More Master Angler

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×