The Carp Anglers Group was started in 1993 as a small newsletter with a circulation of 30 anglers. The (then) American Fishing Association published the first ad in their newsletter and the CAG was off to the races.
When the barometer drops, carp tend to stop moving and start feeding on dead materials. When it rises, carp become more active and feed on living things.
Barometer and Carp fishing on DuPageAngler.com
Poor weather conditions, such as clouds and rain, increase the probability of catching a carp.
Carp Fishing and Weather on DuPageAngler.com
Carp have a highly sensitive olfactory system that allows them to sense any dissolved substance in the water and determine whether or not it is a good food source.
Carp's Sensory System on DuPageAngler.com
Carp can survive in low oxygen water (0.3-0.5 mg/litre), stagnant pools or waterways or in rivers heavily contaminated by human sewage, industrial and agricultural toxins and wastes.
Crappie Oxygen Content on DuPageAngler.com
When a mature female carp is ready to lay her eggs, she secretes pheromones to attract all the potential mates in the area.
Carp Egg Laying on DuPageAngler.com
Common carp may live in excess of 47 years and weigh over 75 pounds.
Description of Carp on DuPageAngler.com
There are a large number of carp types, among the most popular are Carp bream,Bighead carp,Carnatic carp, Crucian carp,Prussian carp, and the Goldfish.
Types of Carp on DuPageAngler.com
They often feed in schools at the water's surface and silvers jump when disturbed by boats.
Where to find Carp on DuPageAngler.com
Any type of rod and reel will work but medium-light gear will provide the most enjoyment
Best used Tackle for Carp fishing on DuPageAngler.com
Many species have whiskers, called barbels.
Special features of a Carp on DuPageAngler.com
Carp are freshwater fish, so no type of carp lives in the ocean.
Carps can not live in the ocean on DuPageAngler.com
Dedicated to providing current information about organized carp fishing and carp fishing events in Illinois. I will be happy to include news and announcements about all carping endeavors, including events sponsored by CAG, the WCCL, the MWCL, the JTF40CL, the MCAA, and any others.
You know there has to be a good way to cook a carp. I am willing to try if you are.