Category: Carp

How cold is too cold for carp?

July 22, 2021, 16:07, asked: Dale Frost

Although carp will feed in water a little bit colder, once the temperature drops below 39 degrees Fahrenheit (3.9 degrees Centigrade) their metabolism (with them being cold blooded) slows them right down and the chances of registering a take on conventional bolt rig set-up becomes very low....

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How do you get rid of silver carp?

July 22, 2021, 13:56, asked: michelle teresa callahan

Dispelling Asian carp with water guns; Using pheromones to drive the fish away or attract them to areas where they can be easily killed; Developing “biobullets” with tiny, calibrated doses of poison to kill only them; And altering Asian carp eggs so that their offspring are sterile....

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Which month is best for carp fishing?

July 22, 2021, 10:38, asked: Mario Gauthier

The spring months are a great time for carp fishing, especially if you want to catch big fish....

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Why is eating carp bad?

July 22, 2021, 04:37, asked: Brunda Scoot

Carp are bottom-feeding fish, which makes them much more likely to pick up toxins, chemicals, and generally unpleasant flavors from the wild. (Surprisingly enough, their mercury levels are low since they generally don't eat other fish.)...

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Do grass carp have teeth?

July 22, 2021, 03:12, asked: Patrick Therrien

The head of grass carp is broad with long serrated pharyngeal teeth specialized for eating aquatic vegetation. This whopper of a fish can grow up to 5 feet in length and can weigh an amazing 143 pounds. ... Pharyngeal teeth of black carp resemble human molars and are used to crush the shells of snails and mollusks....

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How long can a carp stay out of water for?

July 22, 2021, 00:38, asked: Paradise Point CA

Angling has taken great strides to improve the well-being of the fish, says Mr Ford, and all good carp anglers should use fish-friendly nets, soft and padded unhooking mats and only keep the carp out of the water for a maximum of five minutes in summer, and about double that in winter....

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Does carp taste like catfish?

July 21, 2021, 21:10, asked: Josh Reitler

If you make sure to eat carp from clean lakes, rivers and reservoirs, the carp might taste a bit like catfish. All you must do is follow some simple preparation and cleaning techniques to make carp taste delicious. ... They don't taste like it though....

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How old can a carp live?

July 21, 2021, 19:08, asked: Marc Lejeune.

Common carp: 20 years Mirror carp: 20 years Carp/Lifespan...

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Why are tiger nuts bad for carp?

July 21, 2021, 09:53, asked: Nedelcea Ștefan

Also, please be aware that if they are used to excess, tiger nuts can be dangerous to carp. ... This creates a sticky jell-like substance that many anglers think carp cannot resist....

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Are carp active in rain?

July 21, 2021, 08:37, asked: Rylan J Schultz

A light rain will usually not cause carp to make any major movements into new areas like a heavy rain can do, but carp remain more active throughout the day during a light rain. It is much easier to catch carp with a light rain during the middle of the day compared to bright sun. Fish the spillways after a rain....

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