Carp ketchin

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Brett, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6lU93wtaDA[/media]


    Looks like one way to kill an afternoon...
     
  2. DuckNut

    DuckNut Brandon, FL

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    Those Asian carp are less than 6 miles from entering Lake Michigan...HOLY CRAP!
     

  3. gheenoeguy

    gheenoeguy Well-Known Member

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    Are they any good to eat?
     
  4. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    The "jumping" carp were originally farmed for human consumption.
    They are a domesticated species that was released into US waters.
    Cleaning requires care as they have many small bones.

    http://www.ibowfish.com/KBF/silvercleaning.pdf
     
  5. cutrunner

    cutrunner Cert. Yamaha technician

    lol does the other boat have a yamaha 150 horse tiller? man i need one of those for my skiff!
     
  6. WhiteDog70810

    WhiteDog70810 Mostly Harmless

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    I've seen videos of guys shooting them in the air with fish arrows (fewer boats were around).  Obviously, it isn't an efficient way to eradicate them, but it would be fun.  Bowfishing for regular carp is a blast, but all you get for it is a carp.  I've filleted a few and quietly watched while other people ate them (both knowingly and unknowingly).  I didn't hear any complaints, but they are a pain to clean.  However, you guys in Florida can bowfish for tilapia, can't you?  That would result in a tastier product.

    Nate
     
  7. B.Lee

    B.Lee Well-Known Member

    Take note, when you are sitting in the front of the boat, and carp are flying at you from all angles, YOU SHOULD PAY ATTENTION!!!!

    Dummy...he deserves to get the carp smacked out of him. ;D
    :D