Category: Carp

Do pike eat carp?

July 19, 2021, 13:33, asked: Danny Zuccaro

The extraordinary pictures of the giant pike which choked to death as it tried to swallow whole a huge carp. With its rows of razor-sharp teeth and predatory instinct, the pike rarely meets its match in the water world. They are adept at pouncing on fellow fish and have been known to eat voles and even ducklings....

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What attracts carp the most?

July 19, 2021, 09:47, asked: Glizzyboy Sosa

Some have suggested that carp love boilies, bread crust, meat baits, fruity flavours, and stilton cheese. The best items are those that either emit favourable smells or contain ingredients which mimic them....

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What color line is best for carp fishing?

July 19, 2021, 05:59, asked: FamilleDmonde

Monofilament lines are translucent and can be dyed into different colors to match the water you're fishing in. Clear monofilament lines are best for carp fishing in clear water. The most important advantage that mono lines have over the lines is that they're the least expensive of all three types....

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Do grass carp muddy the water?

July 19, 2021, 02:54, asked: Musky_labs

The grass carp does not muddy the waters of ponds or lakes in its efforts to eat plant materials; like its cousin the European carp. The grass carp actually tends to “mow” plants, eating them from the top down because of the way its mouth is placed....

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Is known as minor carp?

July 18, 2021, 17:11, asked: Fishing.flies

The minor carps are commercially important fishes of the Cyprinidae family. The carps that are used in aquaculture include Reba (Cirrhinus reba), Bata (Labeo bata), Fringe-lipped carp (Labeo finbriatus), Calbasu (Labeo calbasu), white carp (Cirrhinus cirrhosus) and Cauvery carp (Labeo kontius)....

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How do you attract big carp?

July 18, 2021, 12:57, asked: mary

Although some anglers believe that boilies are the best big fish bait, I personally like to give them a little bit of everything, but boilies do make up the majority of my mix. If you're on a budget, hemp, corn and pellets are all great baits that will catch large carp....

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Why are carp bad for lakes?

July 18, 2021, 12:43, asked: Pat Campeau

Why are carp a problem? Asian carp cause serious damage to the native fish populations in the lakes and rivers that they infest because they out-compete other fish (video, 1 min) for food and space. Carp are also thought to lower water quality, which can kill off sensitive organisms like native freshwater mussels....

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What is the lifespan of a mirror carp?

July 18, 2021, 02:06, asked: Frédérick Jean

Life Span: Between 9 – 45+ years. The species is the same as Common carp, but the scale patterns are completely different....

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Are carp good for anything?

July 18, 2021, 00:32, asked: Baja S Charters,Cabo San Lucas

Carp have an abundance of healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, and because they are vegetarians, they have lower levels of toxins, like mercury, that accumulate in species that eat higher on the food chain....

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Why is carp fish bad?

July 18, 2021, 00:29, asked: Ben Scriver

Carp will uproot vegetation and cloud the water in shallow areas, blocking light and thus contributing to algae problems. But they do no harm to deep water, and they do not eat other fish or fish eggs, as has been rumored. ... "Carp is the universal fish," said Ramer. "Carp have gotten very bad press for some reason....

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