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Huge Grass Carp

Discussion in 'Carp Discussions' started by lg_mouth, Mar 23, 2005.

  1. lg_mouth

    lg_mouth It's Trigger Time!!!

    Here is a 44" grass carp taken from my pond. Killed with a crossbow. He thrashed around something fierce and he was pretty tore up once I got him in for good.

    OOps, file too large, can't upload it, sorry!
  2. Why did you use the cross bow and kill him? Grass carp are good for your pound.

  3. RiverRat

    RiverRat Banned

    CarpFreak, dont even ask man....i dont think he cares about the carp or grass carp...ya know the "trash" fish thing again...geez us!

  4. lg_mouth

    lg_mouth It's Trigger Time!!!

    When grass carp get that large their metabolism slows way down and they eat just enough to stay alive, so they stop being "good" for my pond. Another reason is that it is way overstocked with grass carp and the bigger ones will go first due to the reasoning above. So, hope that sums it up for ya.

  5. catking

    catking Banned

    lg_mouth is correct about that. If you have amurs as a weed control in ponds, once they get that large, they are just taking up space, especially if that's what you have them in there for the first place. Removal and replacing them with small ones is the only thig you can do........ THE CATKING
  6. Ok i agree i heard about that before.