The females release hundreds of thousands of spherical yellow-orange eggs over vegetation. Some slow-flowing rivers and canals can hold small populations too. In adverse conditions excessive bogginess, scarcity of food they mutate into a slowly growing large-headed dwarfish form. This winter has been one of the coldest for a while so I was desperate for that spring warmth!
Float fishing rules The float is not only the most pleasant way to catch crucians, but tends to be the best. It seldom occurs in rivers as it prefers areas with slower currents.
They might not be especially big a two-pounder is an excellent fish , but have so much character. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.
Okay, thank you. Email photos and details exclusively to: Name Crucian Carp Carassius carassius Average Weight In the UK, crucian carp usually weigh between 6 ounces and 1 lb 8 ounces 160-810 g and grow between 6-12 inches 15-30 cm in length.
After a quick chat we found out we had mutual friends and got on rather well. A new personal best and my forth 4lber from the venue! Cold swamp location, burg press cake bait.
Crucians are seldom evenly distributed in stillwaters and tend to hug particular swims. I was happy though as it was a good sign that fish were moving about and feeding! Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Previous Dace. Old post way back lol. Although the fish on the left may be a hybrid. When it comes to summer fishing, the shy-biting, buttery-gold crucian carp is something of a cult species for coarse anglers.
Please sign in to comment You will be able to leave a comment after signing in Sign In Now. Fry emerge around 4 days later. Corn is another excellent bait, as are soft hookable pellets or tiny cubes of meat.
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The needle spun round to 3lb 8oz! Posted January 4.