Dumbest Carp question ever asked...

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  1. Jay Burman

    Jay Burman Experienced Ne'r do well and Layabout.

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    Don't eat them. It's a fishery that almost no one bothers with. If eating them becomes popular we may lose a good thing. BTW in Poland the traditional Christmas dish is boiled Carp with melted butter. Yum!
     
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  2. atomic dog

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    Don't people can and eat shad to get around the issue of lotsa bones? I wonder if you could do that with carp?
     
  3. DennisE

    DennisE Topwater and tying.

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    There's always the smoker!
     
  4. Dustin Bootz

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    Pike minnows taste better. Highly reccomend
     
  5. generic

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    I don't know if you are kidding or not... However if you think about it, they eat everything a trout does, and after they reach 12" in length, 95% of their food source is other small fish.

    That's why they are so stinking bad for our poor little salmon and steelie smolt in river systems.
     
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    Eh, I think you lost him right there...
     
  7. Jay Burman

    Jay Burman Experienced Ne'r do well and Layabout.

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    Kaiserman, RU referring to Carp or Pike Minnows? Carp seem too lazy to chase other fish.
     
  8. generic

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    Pike minnows. However, carp's primary food source (when available) is crawfish. Yet, they don't move as fast as a small fish would.
     
  9. generic

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    Well, who would of thought that catfish would taste so good?
     
  10. alpinetrout

    alpinetrout Banned or Parked

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    I ate at several nice restaurants in Budapest that had carp on the menu. I really wanted to try it, but couldn't pass up the Wels catfish and zander (i.e. European walleye) that was also on the menu.