The fish was a five pounder.
I think Josh loves carp! It sounds to me like there may be a fly rod in his future.
He had reached the end of his stay and needed to head home. I abandoned the spot when another fisherman joined me - after we chatted for a bit about warmwater fishing opportunities. He indicated that he had a fly rod and was quite inquisitive at my use of this method for carp. Anyway, I headed over to the larger lake. After a while I got into some action.
One more fish was hooked but the hook popped out, making me think that I may have foul hooked him.
It was a relaxing few hours - a nice "brain broom" for a busy number of days. I left well before sundown and was home in time to return a couple of phone calls.