Tossing flies for carp, L.A. River (article)

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  1. salt water guy

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    They have really transformed that one LAR section
     
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    That was a good read. Lino broadcasted the whole thing on IG (the world we live in today...). Cool to learn it from the authors perspective.
     
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    Fly fishing for ‘sewer salmon’ in the L.A. River

    I came in search of Cyprinus carpio, the common carp, a.k.a. sewer salmon, mud marlin, pond pig, river rabbit, dumpster dolphin, ghetto grouper and septic steelie.

    fun read. In the Food section, because they cooked one.....
     
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    I honestly can't believe they ate one! barf

    Looks like I found some new folks to follow on IG (Instagram to those not in the know)
     
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    “Pairs nicely with a side of caramelized car tire and braised shopping cart…”
     
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    I was surprised at the color of the meat. Are all carp like that, or just the LAR ones? Werfless ?
     
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    They seem highly variable to me. After taking various types of cutting implements to a carp or hundred in my time, some seem softer, harder, whiter or darker...
     
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    Car tires don’t caramelize....they go straight to carbon. :emoji_confounded:
     
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    MattL did you ever meet up with Lino?
     
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    No, never did. Sent him a message on IG but it must have slipped past him. I'm sure I'll run into him one of these days.
     
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    Funny how many people badmouth carp as table fare without even trying one.
     
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    Eh, the L.A. river might have something to do with it...
     
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