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Ghost Carp: An Artificial Breed of the Common Carp

The Ghost Carp or also called Ghost Koi is a variation of the Common Carp, which is a hybrid of the Japanese fish Purachina Koi.

The Ghost Carp or also called Ghost Koi is a variation of the Common Carp, which is a hybrid of the Japanese fish Purachina Koi.

This artificial breed was artificially bred in Germany in the early 2000s and has become quite popular throughout Great Britain. They are easily distinguished by their coloration, which may vary ranging from bright white to yellowish-grey.

Ghost Carp weigh on average from 2 to 14 kg (4 to 30 lb), but the largest Ghost Koi ever caught weighed over 19 kg (41 lb).

Preferred baits

These beautiful fish mostly feed on insect larvae, mollusks, and aquatic vegetation. Other suggested baits are:

  • Semolina Balls
  • Corn
  • Peas
  • Pea dough
  • Sweet Corn
  • Sweet Peas
  • Marshmallows
  • Bread with Honey read more…
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Unique Hybrid F1 Carp: A Cross Between Common and Crucian Carp

In a world where hybridization is becoming more and more commonplace, it's no surprise that a cross between the Common Carp and the Crucian Carp would eventually be created.

The Hybrid F1 Carp is just that – a fish that has been bred to combine the best of both parents. These fish are characterized by their lack of barbles and golden coloration, which sets them apart from other carp species. They usually weigh around 0.5 - 1 kg (1-2 lb), but some unique specimens have been known to reach up to 2 kg (4 lb).

The F1 hybrid carp are known to be hardy, and they can adapt to a wide range of environments. Because of this, they have become a popular choice for aquaculture and fisheries all over Great Britain. These fish are omnivorous, and their diet consists mainly of aquatic vegetation, insect larvae and invertebrates. The F1 read more…

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Winter Carp Fishing: Tips and Tricks to Catch More Fish in the Cold Weather

One of the most underrated forms of fishing is winter carp fishing. In fact, many anglers simply give up on carp fishing when the weather turns cold. But if you know what you're doing, you can still catch plenty of fish in the winter months! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips and tricks for catching carp in the cold weather. We'll also provide a few helpful resources to get you started. So don't let the cold keep you from enjoying a day out on the water - read on to learn more about winter carp fishing!

One of the most underrated forms of fishing is winter carp fishing. In fact, many anglers simply give up on carp fishing when the weather turns cold. But if you know what you're doing, you can still catch plenty of fish in the winter months! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips and tricks for catching carp in the cold weather. We'll also provide a few helpful resources to get you started. So don't let the cold keep you from enjoying a day out on the water - read on to learn more about winter carp fishing!

As the weather gets colder, many anglers pack up their gear and head indoors. But if you're willing to brave the read more…

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The 6 Best Baits for Carp Fishing and How to Use Them

When it comes to carp fishing, there are a lot of different baits that you can use. Some work better than others, and it can be tough to figure out which ones are best for your situation. In this guide, we will show you the five best baits for catching carp. We'll also give you some tips on how to use them effectively. So whether you're a beginner or an experienced fisherman, this guide is for you!

Bread

The first bait on our list is bread. Bread is a great option because it's cheap and easy to find. Most carp will eat bread, so it's a good all-around choice. To use bread as bait, simply tear off a small piece and throw it into the water where you're fishing. The key is to use just enough so that the carp can smell it, but not so much that they're overwhelmed.

Corn

Another good bait for carp is corn. Corn is especially effective in ponds and lakes where there are a lot of other fish competing for food. That's because carp are attracted to the smell of corn, but other fish aren't as interested in it. So if read more…

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Carp Fishing Tips: How to Catch Carp Quick and Easily

Discover the best carp fishing tips for beginners! This guide covers everything from finding the best spot to fish to using the right bait.

Carps are a popular sport fish that can be found in many lakes and rivers. They can be difficult to catch, but with the right techniques, you can land them quickly and easily. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best carp fishing tips to help you catch these fish with ease!

Use the right bait

Carp are attracted to a variety of baits, but live bait is often the most effective. Worms, minnows, and crayfish are all good choices.

Boilies baits are another popular choice for carp fishing, as they are very effective in attracting carp. There are many different types of boilies bait, and each one has its own unique flavor and scent that carp read more…

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The Best Carp Fishing Spots in UK

The best carp fishing spots in UK

This page is under development and any contribution is welcome.

note: the places are in alphabetical order.

Bayeswater Lake

The original plan to create a day ticket lake where the angler can fish it like a good syndicate can be fished works. Lot’s of the anglers who fish there have said how nice it is to fish with 4 rods and none of the nonsense rules of the local club lakes. We do have rules but any sensible angler doesn’t do any harm do they. We try to bailiff the lakes by helping people rather than looking for fault and have had hardly any problems in doing so. I hate fishing with a 3 rod restriction, not being able read more…