Category: Carp

What temperature do carp feed at?

August 19, 2022, 12:10, asked: Gregg Thomas

Common carp is active in feeding when the water temperature is over 18–20 oC. Though common carp tolerates high water temperature (around 28–30 oC) the optimum temperature of growing is between 20 and 25 oC....

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What wind direction is best for carp fishing?

August 19, 2022, 04:13, asked: Fabio Samperna

A South-Westerly wind often brings in warm air which tends to improve carp feeding. A North or Easterly wind tends to bring in cold air. As the old wives tale goes: "When the wind comes from the West the fish bite best....

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Why is it illegal to eat carp in the UK?

August 17, 2022, 08:56, asked: Gabriel Ledoux

It's become a problem because in eastern Europe you can take fish from rivers and lakes. When anglers moved to the UK from places like Poland and Lithuania, they brought the practice with them, but it's not allowed in the UK. "There are many Lithuanians and Polish people who play by the rules," he told Newsbeat....

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Do carp like turmeric?

August 16, 2022, 17:34, asked: Pesca sureña Arg

Tench and carp love the stuff. Ground turmeric is also a great additive if you want to try a spicy mix for carp and, if roach are your number one target, track down some powered coriander. Why they like it so much nobody knows – but it works....

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Why do carp go off the feed?

August 14, 2022, 18:48, asked: Lespec Heurs QC

With carp being cold-blooded, their whole metabolism is affected by the water temperature and the one time I feel they will stop feeding is when the temperature drops below 39 degrees.”...

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Is corn a good bait for carp?

August 12, 2022, 18:51, asked: Martin Cusson

Corn is an excellent carp bait. Sweet corn in particular, as the carp love the taste of it, especially in colder months of the year. It is compatible with boilies and a lot of anglers use this bait combination too....

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What eats the bighead carp?

August 11, 2022, 23:04, asked: Daniel Leclair

They can consume diatoms and other small protists in the water as well. Bighead carp are not relatively high on the food, feeding a the small plankton and algae. There are no known predators of the Bighead carp in the United States because it is a newly introduced species in the environment....

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Does carp taste like cod?

August 10, 2022, 00:55, asked: Zoe Choquette

That's too bad because the few people brave enough to taste the pearly white flesh – punctuated by many bones -- say it tastes like cod or tilapia. “It's a freshwater fish with a clean taste,” Carter said....

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Can you eat invasive carp?

August 8, 2022, 04:08, asked: Pike and Flies

Asian carp of all types have white, firm, mild flesh, which is excellent table fare, but all Asian carp also have intramuscular bones in the filets that many people find undesirable....

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How did silver carp get to America?

August 6, 2022, 21:04, asked: Nic Ziebell

Origin and Spread Silver carp are native to eastern Asia. The species was imported from China to the United States during the early 1970s to help fish aquaculture operations and improve water quality in retention ponds/sewage lagoons....

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