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jeffreybravo_sj
5/6/2015 7:52:50 PM

I thought hard & long about what to post for this blert & I hope the person who did this sees & learns something. I spotted big birds flying overhead an hour after I chummed the water with home made carp bait, I thought they were close but what I found was worse. I saw this Carp on a bank next to a 3 foot deep bed covered by trees. I went & measuered the Carp & it measured READ BELOW⬇⬇⬇

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Grass Carp
Lower Douglas Lake

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5ft UglyStik UltraLight Pro - Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Reel - 8lb Mr Crappie HiViz Line - Size 6 Panfish Hook With A Spit Shot 2 1/2 Feet Up With White Bread Ball Squeezed On Hook
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    1. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      they were all Monsters I couldn't tell you weight because they were all huge monster.... I've hooked into a few at Dickerson in the middle while on my john ...more boat in about 15 feet deep water @rdsgarrett
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I've heard of them but never seen them. I think my nephew has a picture of at least 9-13 together in a group like 10ft from shore during our first trip to Crystal ...more Lake going down Mauldrough Hill
    3. rdsgarrett 0
      Biggest ones I've seen are at camp Carlson I've counted at least 6 individual over 30lbs. Monsters
    4. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      twice the size of both/that those fish⬆⬆⬆⬆
    5. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      40+inches @rdsgarrett
    6. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Theirs a 25+ pounder at Lower Douglas I Hooked into it but as soon as I got him to the bank I tightened the drag all the way up and he snapped right off but I got ...more 3 ppl who witnessed that fish easy
    7. rdsgarrett 0
      @jeffreybravo_sj at least we know there is one at least that big lurking Saunders.
    8. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Thanks as well... Hopefully with a lot of trying I can try & land another one soon here at Lower Douglas@Cadenbrugger
    9. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      look at the jaw bone on him you can see the meat from the fish that's been pulled by vultures. If it wasn't the same fish it must've been a fatter 38 ...more inch then @Cadenbrugger
    10. Cadenbrugger 0
      But well said
    11. Cadenbrugger 0
      That does not look like the same fish the dead pig looks more fat
    12. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      of 15 vultures around it @FISH_FEST
    13. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      its the same fish he only looks so massive because the angle I took it in also his skin look like the vultures were biting at it for a day or more so it was pulled ...more and saggy. their was a group
    14. Collin Collin 0
      The fish at top left looks like a massive common carp. Its a shame that people maliciously waste carp and gar like that
    15. Matthew_L 0
      I couldn't agree more, bravo, Jeffrey!
    16. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      also I meant to say Vulture not culture and Spelled Couple wrong
    17. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Thanks I appreciate it @MattLewis
    18. MattLewis 0
      Well said!
    19. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I'm done God Bless
    20. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      around my something helpful because we have a bad problem with over fishing here in Kentucky especially for catfish on the Ohio River which are commercially overfished ...more for profits in paylakes.
    21. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      theirs more the a cuple signs around the lake that state it. For those who don't know these fish arent predators in a lake they help clean & sustain the ...more vegetation in the lake. Hope I showed people
    22. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      strong conditions. Ashame he got left 10 feet from the shore. I guess he's culture food and its off to find another big fish in this lake. Remember if you fish ...more here & catch a Carp please release it
    23. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      a couple quick informative paragraph that not only benefit the but other anglers in the community around them by releasing this Carp back to the lake. Because when ...more I caught it he was in healthy
    24. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      the creel limits and taking many undersized fish, which in turn over the years has hurt the lakes population levels. Its ashame that somebody didn't take less ...more then 5 minutes of their day to read
    25. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      IMMEDIATELY. LOWER DOUGLAS IS A MANAGED LAKE. unfortunately the lake hasn't been stocked in well over 7 years says a Range Officer. He also said theirs been ...more many people over the years over exceeding
    26. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Which issues out Fort Knox Yearly Post Permits to fish its waters. THEY ALSO GIVE YOU A 2015 FORT KNOX FISHING GUIDELINES PAPER THAT STATES IF YOU CATCH A CARP ON ...more MANAGED WATERS IT MUST BE RELEASED
    27. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      fight. This fish was 38 inches & weighed 13.70lbs & was probably one of the last big Carp in here. I learned this after reporting the sighting of this fish ...more to the Fort Knox Hunt Control Office.
    28. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      The same as this Carp I caught & blerted about on Fishing Scout less then a month ago. I later received a State trophy for this Carp which I released back into ...more the Lower Douglas waters after a strong
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