THE AMERICAN CARPER - EPISODE 23 - CARP ON THE FLY - (PART ONE ) The DAN FRASIER Interview with Sean Manning
June 14, 2021
PART ONE:** A 'MUST LISTEN' FOR ALL CARP ANGLERS**
Dan Frasier is arguably one of the most significant Carp on the Fly anglers in the USA today. Along with a handful of others, Dan has been pioneering the approach for our beloved species for many years across the country. A published author, speaker and all around great guy, with a vast amount of knowledge on the subject, he sits down with Sean to document some of the most significant aspects of the sport today in a wonderful 3 part interview. Dan discusses his history and gives some incredible insights into his personal methodology and approach for targeting the species. This is a 'must listen' for anyone that has ever considered targeting carp ....whether on the fly or by a traditional approach. The wealth of information on the species that Dan goes into during this 3 part series is a joy to listen to.... You won't be disappointed!
Building the Carp on the Fly community in the USA
My preconceived notions of the fish were initially a hindrance
The sight fishing excites me
The fly is really a lightweight lure than can be delivered precisely
You get one chance on your cast
Finding groups of fish that will feed for a short amount of time
Using a landing mat when you're a fly angler...90% of the time the fish never leaves the water
Stewardship and care of the species
Learning from each other in our approaches
Coaching and encouragement for new anglers
The photography has gone through the roof
The Orvis Guide to Carp Flies
How to pick the right fly
What are the foods that carp eat?
Catching carp for 30 for consecutive months....rain, sleet or snow!
Capturing the written word
Advice for budding writers