Morena 11/10

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  1. MattL

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    Targeted carp at Morena for the first time yesterday. Wasn't quite the carp valhalla I was anticipating but managed to pull out a good day. Went with a friend, took us a few hours to figure out the pattern. Moved around to a few spots, then fished the rocky area next to the T-dock and started hooking up when we put our rigs close in, about 10-20 feet from shore.

    Finally hooked into a carp and it was a nice one. My first mirror. Somewhere around 8 lbs. We caught about 5 after that, slow and steady pick. They seemed to be mostly oriented to submerged trees. Of course.

    Most of them were extremely lethargic, to the point of a few of them literally not fighting at all. Wondering if the algae bloom is de-oxygenating the water. All carp released. Will post pics later.
     
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    They’re unhealthy and overpopulated hence the lethargy
     
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    The carp fight OK when I catch them off the end of the T-Dock; at least I don't notice any lethargy.
     
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    They die off in great numbers at certain times of the year. The water lacks oxygen. If it's going to be a puddle they need to help out. There are times of the year (they kinda all blur in my head so I can't remember when it's at it's worst) that the shores are lined with dead carp washing up on shore.
     
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