In an effort to find completely useless sports that look like tons of fun, I came across the sport of skarping. It is a rather odd combination of water skiing and carp hunting and involves a small basketball net.

It looks like it takes a serious amount of dexterity to not only net the carp, but then to slam them down through the basketball net and into the bucket.

Below is a 6 minute video from the Peoria Carp Hunters introducing you to the sport of skarping.

I’ve really got to try this. Who’s in?

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