While most carp in Europe and North America will spawn sometime between April and July, they can spawn as early as March in warmer regions and as late as August or September in colder climate zones.
Bait boats are small remote-controlled boats that carry your particles, as well as your end tackle and hookbait to a specific point on a carp venue. Their destination is usually an either hard to approach or distant fishing spot, which hence can be reached from land, thanks to this device.
There are numerous venues in the South of Sweden that hold big carp and many of them can be fished with a conventional fishing license. Some can even be fished for free. So if you ever happen to visit Sweden between April and October.
In order to fish for carp the European way, you will need strong 3lb carp rods, baitrunner or big pit reels, as well as 15 to 20lb monofilament mainline, 2 to 3oz weights, 20 to 30lb braided leader material, and size 2 to 6 wide gap carp fishing hooks.
Bass and carp actually can coexist and do so in plenty of waters in both the United States and Canada. However, in waters that have an overpopulation of carp, bass populations can be affected negatively and may only recover if the number of carp is reduced and regulated.
Unhooking mats are made of a protective outer fabric and a soft foam-based center and used to protect the fish from harming itself while you handle and unhook it on land. They come in many different shapes and sizes and are most commonly used for carp fishing.