Category: Carp

Where are silver carp invading?

December 6, 2021, 05:29, asked: Northern Fishing

Texas: Silver carp were recently reported from Texas tributaries of the Red River in 2021, but were already known to be present in the waters of the Red River which borders Texas and Oklahoma, where they have been reported as far upstream as the area just below Lake Texoma in 2019....

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Where are silver carp found in the US?

December 4, 2021, 15:20, asked: Quebec Pro Fishing🎣

Bighead, silver, and grass carp are known to be well-established in the Mississippi River basin (including its tributaries, the Ohio and Missouri rivers), where they at times reach extremely high numbers, especially in the case of the bighead and silver carp....

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Why is the silver carp considered invasive?

December 2, 2021, 23:36, asked: Охота на рыбалку🐟

Silver carp were imported to North America in the 1970s to control algal growth in aquaculture and municipal wastewater treatment facilities, but escaped from captivity soon after their importation, and are now considered a highly invasive species....

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Are silver carp an invasive species?

December 1, 2021, 12:04, asked: Mike Hulbert

Regulatory Classification. The silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) is a prohibited invasive species in Minnesota, which means it is unlawful (a misdemeanor) to possess, import, purchase, transport, or introduce this species except under a permit for disposal, control, research, or education....

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What is the problem with silver carp?

November 30, 2021, 11:22, asked: Ted Baker

Asian carp have been known to dominate entire streams (video, 45 sec), effectively pushing out the native species. Silver carp are known to jump out of the water to escape threats. This behavior, by such large fish, can injure boaters, skiers, and damage boats and onboard equipment....

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How invasive are Silvercarps?

November 29, 2021, 13:16, asked: Curt Bell

People spread silver carp primarily through the improper use and disposal of live bait, as juveniles are difficult to distinguish from gizzard shad and other native baitfish. If introduced, they can spread on their own through connected waterways....

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Is Carp a real fish?

November 29, 2021, 12:03, asked: Jean-Baptiste Garmendia

Carp are various species of oily freshwater fish from the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia. While carp is consumed in many parts of the world, they are generally considered an invasive species in parts of Africa, Australia and most of the United States....

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What kind of fish is silver carp?

November 27, 2021, 22:19, asked: Jordan Bechtel

The Silver Carp fish is a species of freshwater cyprinid fish. It is a variety of Asian carp which is native to eastern Siberia and China. It is also called as Flying Carp, mainly for it's tendency to leap from the water when startled, and it can leap up to 10 ft into the air....

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How can I increase my chances of catching carp?

November 27, 2021, 10:19, asked: Jean-Michel Labelle

Carp are almost guaranteed to be patrolling these areas looking for Natural Food Supplies. You should also try fishing areas that offer natural shelter. Anywhere that provides shade and shelter is a good place to start. Look for overhanging trees, bushes and general downed structure....

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Can baby carp live in a tank?

November 26, 2021, 00:39, asked: patricia milote

An ideal tank for carp is 8x6 ft (2.43x1. 82 m) and at least two feet (60.96 cm) deep. Get a tank made of non-toxic materials to promote carp propagation. You can also use an outdoor pond to house your baby carp....

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