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Carp out there for late summer fun

August 7, 2011
By Walt Young , For the Mirror

Fishing for carp used to be one of my favorite summertime diversions. I would spend many hours on the water fishing for those huge bottom-feeders. But as smallmouth bass fishing on the Juniata River became better and better in recent years, chasing bass has occupied the majority of my summer fishing time. In spite of that, however, I still like to set aside a day or two each season to do battle with some of the big carp that also inhabit the river.

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