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Carp Fishing Tips

Carp Fishing Tips: A Guide On How To Catch Carp

While only recently gaining popularity as a sport fish in North America, carp have long been prized by anglers in Europe. Hard to get biting, but explosive when hooked, these giants can make for an exciting day on the water and an equally fine meal. Do you know what baits and techniques work best for […]

Carp Fishing Rigs: Best Carp Rigs and How to Make Them

Carp angling is off to a promising start in America, with the number of fishermen chasing these fish increasing every year. And that’s easy to understand. Wary, massive, and hard-fighting: the carp is an exciting catch that’s relatively common and easy to fish. But as experienced carp fisherman can tell you, the rigs you need […]

Best Carp Bait for Coarse Fishing

Easily the most popular game fish in Europe, carp are growing on American anglers now, too. Long ignored by fishermen here who prefer bass, crappie, pike, and even catfish to these gentle giants, carp are slowly being recognized for the sporting species they are. Often massive and always wary, they can be a challenge to […]

Do Carp Eat Other Fish?

Do Carp Eat other fish? The short answer is no. While dominantly herbivorous, carp are opportunistic omnivores, and in very, very rare circumstances, if they get the chance to swallow a fish - live or dead - they’ll take it. But there are better bait choices for carp than minnows, live or dead. But chances […]

Carp Recipes - Cooking the Queen of the River

Prized beyond all other fish in much of Europe, carp is a common sight on tables across the continent. And in countries like Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic, it’s the traditional Christmas meal in millions of homes! Though carp has yet to generate much traction on the table in North America, you might want […]

What Do Carp Eat?

While not as indiscriminate as some species of catfish, the diet of carp is varied enough that having a better understanding of it can help tilt the angling odds in your favor. The quick answer on what do carp eat?: Insects including their larvae Aquatic plants Algae Worms Crayfish Fish eggs Water plants and their […]

Carp Bait Recipes

Using a homemade carp bait is one of the best ways to hook into a huge carp. There are so many out there that it is often difficult to determine which ones are best. Carp are typically not that difficult to catch. I have caught several myself on bait as simple as a piece of […]

Carp Tackle Reviews