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Does rain affect carp fishing?

Asked: Paul Andrew Odabashian, Last Updated:

Through periods of heavy and prolonged rain lots of water will run into the carp pond from surrounding surface water or any drains that are diverted into the pond. This causes sediment to be transported into the water and can cause the water to turn a murky brown colour which will limit the visibility for feeding carp.

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