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About the Carp fishing FAQ

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The FAQ was last updated 09/04/96

Master Index

  1. Introduction
    1. About Carp-l
    2. About the Carp fishing FAQ
    3. Master Index
  2. Carp
    1. Where do Carp Come from ?
    2. What Carp Breeds Are there?
    3. So What is Carp fishing about ?
    4. How Can I Guessing the weight ?
    5. Are there any tips on handling Carp ?
  3. Carp fishing Tackle
    1. Carp fishing Rods
    2. What should I look for in a carp rod ?
    3. What is a Test Curve ?
    4. Carp fishing Reels
      1. What types or reels are suitable for carp fishing?
      2. How should I load my reel ?
      3. What difference to bearings make ?
      4. What about front / rear drag control ?
      5. Can handle length vary ?
      6. How can I tell the Line capacity ?
      7. What are gear ratios ?
      8. What are "Baitrunner" reels ?
    5. Line
      1. What type of line are there ?
      2. Tell me about Mono Filament
      3. Tell me about Braid
      4. Tell me about Fussion
      5. What line strength should I use ?
    6. Hooks
      1. What kind of hook should I use ?
      2. Does hook color matter ?
      3. Do Barb-Less hooks make a difference ?
    7. Bite Indicators
      1. What are Bite indicators ?
      2. Why are Bite indicators necessary ?
      3. What are Monkey Climbers ?
      4. What are Swingers ?
      5. What's the story on Electronic Indicators ?
    8. Misc
      1. What is PVA ?
      2. What are Anti-tangle Devices ?
      3. What are Brake Lights ?
      4. What are Throwing Sticks ?
  4. Techniques
    1. Tell me about Water Craft
    2. Can you Fly Fishing for Carp ?
    3. Rigs
      1. What are Hair Rigs ?
      2. What is the Hair Rig Knot ?
    4. Float Fishing
      1. When do I strike
    5. Other Techniques
      1. What is "OFF THE TOP" ?
  5. Bait
    1. What are Boilies ?
    2. Tell me about making Boilies
    3. What are Particles ?
    4. How Do I prepare Particles ?
    5. What are Paisties?
    6. What else can be used as bait ?
    7. Where can I find some bait recipies?
    8. What is the controversy over patateos
    9. hat are Tiggors and Attractors
    10. What are Propylene glycol, Iso-propanol , diacetin ect ?
    11. What are Amino Acids
    12. Can you catch Carp on "Live Baits" ?
  6. Weather
    1. What is the best weather for fishing ?
    2. How does rain affect fishing ?
    3. What about warm weather ?
    4. What about Cold Weather
    5. Does Barometric Pressure have any effect ?
    6. Does the moon influence fishing for carp ?
  7. Location
  8. Misc
    1. Carp-l members web sites
    2. Other carp fishing web sites
    3. Carp fishing Books
    4. Carp fishing Magazines
    5. Societies, Groups, and Authorities
      1. CAG Carp Anglers Group

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