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Old 04-08-2010, 08:39 AM
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Default Grass Carp?

Is there any fly fishing value for Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)? We've stocked triploid grass carp in a number of large enclosed ponds in northern va (by permit, and with appropriate, effective retention devices on the outfalls) and they can get very large within justa few years.. wondering if these have any kind of 'game value' like common carp ? I know people bow-fish for them in the area.. as once they are rather large and their metabolisms slow down they cease to be effective at nuisance aquatic veg control..
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