carp

The In-Law’s Bass Pond

“The pond was full of those great lily pads, and I guess that’s where the problem started.” I guess I should be happy, but I’m not. Ever since my in-laws moved to South Carolina the compulsory visits have had a silver lining. I discovered a little bass pond just down the road. It’s a sort of neighborhood open space and I’ve seen a few folks fish… Read More »The In-Law’s Bass Pond

Eating Sewer Salmon From the LA River

Lino Jubilado has been fly fishing in the Los Angeles River for over 40 years. Though most LA residents view the river as a polluted … The post Eating Sewer Salmon From the LA River appeared first on Moldy Chum.

How the Mysterious Twitter ‘Carp’ Meme Came to Be

For a brief moment last Friday night, spectacularly bored and homebound Twitter users marveled in delight at a strange phenomenon on the social network: Everyone … The post How the Mysterious Twitter ‘Carp’ Meme Came to Be appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Carp Czar

I recently had the great pleasure of spending a day carp fishing with my friend Bruce Smithhamer. It was every bit as challenging as promised. The fish were gearing up for the spawn and were lock jawed. We would have gone fish-less if not for Bruce’s encyclopedic knowledge of the species. We changed locations and tactics several times and eventually got into fish. Carp, especially… Read More »Carp Czar

Japan’s King of Carp Breeds Million Dollar Koi Fish

Kentaro Sakai is a champion breeder of nishikigoi carp aka koi fish. Just last year, one sold at an auction for an astounding amount of … The post Japan’s King of Carp Breeds Million Dollar Koi Fish appeared first on Moldy Chum.