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Up by milliken, colorado there are like 17- 20 lbs. carp swiming around me, and they are almost as big as me and im 5 ft 3. Do you guys/gals know how I can get them.

Ps. Their down DEEP!

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They make doughbait for carp, I'd start with that.

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How do I catch HUGE Carp

You can use alot of things. Worms, Corn or pre-sold baits.

You can also make your own:

Heres one I came up with that I caught a few on. Also caught a cat with it:
Nuke Bait
  Submitted By Jay, Aurora, Colorado


    * 2 cups cornmeal
    * 1 1/2 cups flour
    * 1 cup oatmeal
    * 3 tsp maple syrup
    * 1/2 tsp salt
    * 1 pkg gelatin(strawberry,cherry,grape-Any flavor)
    * 1 tsp vanilla
    * 2 cups h2o
    * 1 bag of small flavored marshmallows 


    1. Pour all ingredients except flour into pot, mix together
    2. On medium-low heat, stir all ingredient together till all marshmallows are gone
    3. Add 1/2 cup flour and stir till there is no flour left.
    4. Add another 1/2 cup flour and stir till there is no flour left
    5. And once again add another 1/2 cup flour and stir till there is no flour left
    6. Keep stiring till its like dough or till your wrist is broken, what ever comes first :-)
    7. Put in a old butter tub and place in fridge till ready to use
    8. When at the water, roll into good sized ball around hook.


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Thanks for the good recipe for doughbait.

You know the problem with dough bait? I start making it, and soon I have enough mixed to feed everyone for 2 days! :D
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