Category: Carp

What do you use to catch a grass carp?

December 28, 2021, 08:55, asked: Sylvain Lemieux

Cherry tomatoes are the secret weapon. Allow the reel to free spool. Grass carp will drop any bait that offers resistance. The line should remain slack until they eat the bait; then, reel the slack in slowly and set the hook....

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How do you get grass carp to bite you?

December 28, 2021, 08:47, asked: Penner Smith

Bait for Grass Carp But here are some baits that will definitely work: Sweet Corn – Put two or three on your small hook to cover it up. Cherry Tomatoes – Cut these in halves or quarters – again to cover your hook. Watermelon – These should be about the size of, you guessed it, a small hook....

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Is silver carp edible?

December 28, 2021, 08:14, asked: Jane Brew Sarah

The flesh of the silver carp is quite palatable. I have cooked and eaten silver carp and can testify that when they are promptly cleaned and processed, they taste like any other firm white fish....

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How did carp get into North America?

December 26, 2021, 08:19, asked: Jake Hammer

Asian carp were brought into the United States intentionally by humans to capitalize on the carps dietary preferences. Bighead, silver and grass carp were first introduced to control nuisance algae blooms and aquatic vegetation in aquaculture facilities, farm ponds and sewage lagoons....

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How did grass carp get to the Great Lakes?

December 26, 2021, 04:41, asked: Mike A Philbrick

The spread of grass carp has largely been the result of stocking for aquatic vegetation control. Of the four species, grass carp is the most imminent threat to the Great Lakes....

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Where did grass carp come from?

December 24, 2021, 06:39, asked: Pesca sureña Arg

The grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) is a large, herbivorous, freshwater fish species of the family Cyprinidae native to eastern Asia, with an original range from northern Vietnam to the Amur River on the Siberia-China border....

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What is the heaviest carp ever caught?

December 23, 2021, 18:22, asked: sandrina

112 lb 14 oz The World carp record stands at 112 lb 14 oz, a Euro-Aqua fish caught by Dutchman Michel Schoenmakers in 2018....

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What is the biggest carp in the UK?

December 22, 2021, 01:27, asked: Brady A Martz

The current British record for a carp is held by Dean Fletcher who caught a specimen weighing 68lbs 10z at the Wasing estate fishery in Berkshire in 2016....

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Are carp good for a lake?

December 18, 2021, 23:20, asked: Carla Foster

Common carp degrade water quality and destroy habitat for waterfowl, fish and amphibians. ... While searching for food, carp burrow into lake sediments and in the process they uproot aquatic vegetation, increasing water turbidity and releasing large quantities of sediment-bound nutrients, which stimulate algal blooms....

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Why are grass carps bad?

December 17, 2021, 14:32, asked: shark fishing trips

Grass carp can be extremely effective for certain aquatic weed problems—but only against those choice plants they are capable of controlling. They are not a cure-all for aquatic vegetation problems. Too many grass carp can quickly lead to even more and difficult problems....

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