Fishing for Common carp

Cyprinus carpio
243K logged catches • 1.4M followers

Don't be fooled by their slow appearance, as soon you set the hook they can fight hard. They thrive in warm, shallow lakes and rivers that contain an abundance of aquatic vegetation, their primary food. Handle with care.

The most popular recent Common carp catch on Fishbrain
Growler21, Fishbrain angler since 2018

Recently caught Common carp

Recently caught Common carp
Recently caught Common carp
Recently caught Common carp
Recently caught Common carp
Recently caught Common carp
Recently caught Common carp

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast

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Water type

Freshwater / Mixed

Common length

12 in

Maximum age

38 years

IUCN Status

Vulnerable

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

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