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Carpe Diem

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Seize the day with a family carp fishing adventure. More

Catching Grass Carp

This Aquaguide shows you how to cull excess grass carp from your Missouri pond. More

Common Carp

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Common Carp

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Cyprinus carpio
Often we define the word “minnow” as any little fish, but more properly, minnows are a family of fishes, and some can get pretty big! The common carp, an introduction from Asia, is one of these “whopper” minnows. More

Common Carp

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For a Fistful of Carp

Jackson Landers holds a silver carp in one hand and a common carp in the other.
Author Jackson Landers is sitting in the bow of a Conservation Department shocking boat holding a silver carp in one hand and a common carp in the other. More

Grass Carp

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Grass carp. More

Grass Carp

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Ctenopharyngodon idella
Grass carp are large-bodied with a broad head and a terminal, transverse mouth. Both dorsal and anal fins lack spines at the leading edge. The scales appear cross-hatched. More

Grass Carp for Weed Control

This Aquaguide shows you how to use grass carp to control weeds in your Missouri pond. More

Illegal Live Bait Sign

Download and print this sign to use in marinas, bait and gear shops to remind anglers that it is illegal to use bighead or silver carp as live bait. More