In the early spring certain spots or venues produce. These all share about the same characteristics. Here are a few things to look for in a good spring spot:
*Shallow water- I like to fish spots that are 2-6 feet deep.
*Places with a dark bottom- These places heat up a lot faster on a sunny day and carp will seek that warmer water.
*Structure- Places that have downed trees or rocks where carp can hide are also attractive.
*Places like shallow ponds, shallow coves in a deep pond, canals, sandbars in a river, or shallow coves off a main river channel are all good locations.
*Try to fish these spots in the late afternoon and/or evening when the water has warmed up.