Carp and people have a long history together and the Carp is very symbolic representation of faith and affluence. For girls today a Carp tattoo also means happiness, luck and knowledge which I'm sure everyone would be pleased to possess.
There are hundreds of types of different Carp fish to adorn your canvas and fishing one from the waters that represents you can defiantly take sometime. The most popular tattooed Carp these days is the Koi Fish (see: http://www.girl-tattoos.com/Koi_Fish_Tattoos.php for more information on this breed). Many girls who love the outdoors or fishing will also ink a Carp tattoos onto their canvas.
Whatever your reason for getting a Carp tattoo a Carp will always have a place to swim on a woman's body as the history surrounding these sea dweller is everlasting.