Carp Cuyamaca

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  1. alex_lo3

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    So turns out there are carp in Lake Cuyamaca. Caught it by accident I was targeting trout with a inflated night crawler with 4lb test. It was fun fight. He weighed out at 7lbs.

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    See any more? They keep advertising that it's carp-ocalypse there.
     
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    I've never looked for carp up there man it was just by accident.
     
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    Did you at least get your free fishing day out of it? Lol. Nice fish, scenery looks awesome as well
     
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    Yes I got a free tent camping trip and fishing pass.
     
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    I spoke with rangers there and they all say past the buoy line in that shallow area is where they hang out. Personally I never seen carp jumping around and I fish there regularly.
     
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    Cool reward. Score. You caught that on 4lb? Great job.
     
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    The lake is loaded with the pests. In the late spring/early summer, carp have taken over the south end, disturbing and displacing a lot of the bass that used to spawn there.:emoji_unamused:
     
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    Any more info on this? I've been to the lake many times but never actually fished the South end from shore. Are the carp big? I bet the lake is really full with the rains .
    Probably not a good time a year to target them I'm guessing. I'm thinking of trying my luck tomorrow for a free camping trip. Were there any restrictions to use it?

    I've always heard carp tasted great but never really trusted any of the waters we would target them. Might bring a few home to try.
     
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    That's a shame, especially since it was not too long ago that the lake was completely drained. Who put them in there???
     
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    Nope not full. Not even close. Came up maybe a couple inches. Went a day after the rains.
     
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