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#1 Bobj

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 06:36 PM

http://www.abc.net.a...verland/8388000





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Posted 06 April 2017 - 07:11 PM

http://www.abc.net.a...verland/8388000

:clap3: Put some perch and zander in there, they'll control the small ones letting the big ones get bigger.  :clap3:



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Posted 06 April 2017 - 07:21 PM

There used to be an annual carp comp in the Albert River, Brisbane, years ago. The first comp yielded 4 tonnes of carp which went to the Charlie Carp fertiliser factory and said factory gave out the prizes and provided native fingerlings to stock the river. That comp folded due to excessive insurance costs.


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Posted 06 April 2017 - 07:33 PM

That's not a competition, it's a cull !!!


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Posted 06 April 2017 - 07:43 PM

That's not a competition, it's a cull !!!

And rightly so! :clap:





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Posted 06 April 2017 - 07:58 PM

Canberra has a few carp problems, too.

 

http://www.abc.net.a...s-south/8419478





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Posted 06 April 2017 - 09:15 PM

Blimey you would have thought all the asians would have eaten them

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 11:18 PM

Upper Stranger Pond is only about 4 hectares in size, but it holds up to 1,000 carp — making their removal a big logistical effort.

1000 carp in 4 hectares, (just under 10 acres)?  That's about the norm, or even a bit low, for many waters over here.

 

Good old Charlie Carp, it's about time they opened a factory in the UK. :thumbs: 

 

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 11:52 PM

1000 carp in 4 hectares, (just under 10 acres)?  That's about the norm, or even a bit low, for many waters over here.

 

Good old Charlie Carp, it's about time they opened a factory in the UK. :thumbs:

 

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A bit Harsh John - Fact is, in the UK Carp, & Carp fisheries pay wages & help with the economy!! (Local & National)

 

Unlike in the good old U.S. of A where it's more an environmental problem.

 

Added to that - Many Anglers over here can get a buzz without too much effort!!

 

My fishing club of around 28 members has a good few over the age of 80!!

 

:wheelchair: & very competitive they are too, popping up in the prize money often enough!!

 

I'm talking with 130 odd Lb here sometimes!!

 

Must be the Elastic then  :fishing:

 

286 Lb odd (in 5 keep nets) is the club record, but that was a member same age as me (60) -  we went to the same school as kids.

 

He caught just under 1,000 Lb over 15 matches last season & almost swept the board re Trophies.


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Posted 07 April 2017 - 07:59 AM

Blimey you would have thought all the asians would have eaten them

:bleh: Probably got a taste for barramundi now.  :bleh: