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jumping carp?

Discussion in 'Carp Discussions' started by big_fish, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. big_fish

    big_fish the fish whisperer

    can any one tell me why I see the carp jumping seems tp be more in the spring and early summer is it something to do with spawning thanks big_fish :D
  2. RiverRat

    RiverRat Banned

    No one knows for sure..lots of ideas, but no facts. Maybe signaling spawn activity, trying to remove paracites like leaches...or just jumping because they can????

    I see carp jumping all during the warm water times, but have seen a few breech during colder water times too.....all i know is a jumping carp has other things on its mind besides feeding, but a rolling carp on the surface will feed, most think a rolling carp is signaling food, i mostly agree as i often get carp rolling over top of my chum and hooked baits....then shortly after the rod will take off.


  3. Whaler

    Whaler Whaler

    They have gas!
  4. Reel Lady

    Reel Lady Dreams DO come true!

    I think they just have a bad case of "HAPPY PANTS!" :D
  5. I think that about sums it up best Marcia...
    I have heard it was to break up the egg mass so maybe its happy skirts??