Species

This section is dedicated to the carp species

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What is carp fishing?

Carp is the common name given to the species of freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. They are a large group of fish native to Europe and Asia, although they have now been introduced to various destinations around the world with mixed reactions.

Carps are essentially big fish that are popular among anglers around the world. Many are interested in the various species available, while others are fascinated by their fights and difficulty in catching.

In some areas, however, their presence has not been welcomed as they are considered an invasive species. Carp are known to dominate and sometimes found to disturb the environment they are not native to.

Carp is the common name given to the species of freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. They are a large group of fish native to Europe and Asia, although they have now been introduced to various destinations around the world with mixed reactions.

Carps are essentially big fish that are popular among anglers around the world. Many are interested in the various species available, while others are fascinated by their fights and difficulty in catching.

In some areas, however, their presence has not been welcomed as they are considered an invasive species. Carp are known to dominate and sometimes found to disturb the environment they are not native to.

History of recreational carp fishing

For many centuries, many anglers have read more…

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Carp Species and Natural Habitat

Carp, even though native to Asia and Europe is common to many parts of the globe. They can be seen in almost every continent (except Antarctica). With a presence in more than 59 countries, carp is the third most farmed fish species in the world.

The mass introduction of carp over various cultures resulted in diverse influences. People have mixed feeling about carps. Some regions hate them with passion, while people from Europe and the UK consider them as majestic creatures as they come in diverse species.

Carp, even though native to Asia and Europe is common to many parts of the globe. They can be seen in almost every continent (except Antarctica). With a presence in more than 59 countries, carp is the third most farmed fish species in the world.

The mass introduction of carp over various cultures resulted in diverse influences. People have mixed feeling about carps. Some regions hate them with passion, while people from Europe and the UK consider them as majestic creatures as they come in diverse species.

Carp Species

There are many fish in the carp family. They come in varieties with distinctive features spread over various water bodies. We will explore different species of carp with their distinguishing characteristics read more…