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#10897706 - 06/05/15 12:49 PM Grass Carp in O.H Ivie
Tristin Riddle Offline
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Did anyone else see the picture posted on Concho Park Marina's facebook page of the grass carp someone shot with a bow? Is this why there is no hydrilla out there anymore? Did tpwd stock them??
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#10898010 - 06/05/15 02:58 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
westxbass82 Offline
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I dont know if they were grass carp, but we were there last weekend and EVERYWHERE we went there were carp right up on the bank in really shallow water thrashing around like crazy in the newly flooded vegetation.

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#10898064 - 06/05/15 03:23 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
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No stockings on record of grass carp in the lake.
I guess if a tank upstream flooded that had them one might show up.
Grass died because of lake level.

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#10898105 - 06/05/15 03:42 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
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That's a big grass carp


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#10898112 - 06/05/15 03:46 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: 04champ]
Tristin Riddle Offline
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Yep, thats the photo. Thanks for posting.
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#10898188 - 06/05/15 04:22 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
Fishinkev Offline
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The carp in the pic is a grass carp but the carp u see spawning on the bank with the orange tails are just common carp.
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#10898367 - 06/05/15 06:09 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
timwins31 Offline
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wtf. I've seen 1000s of carp in that lake and never saw a grass carp. That really sucks.

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#10899124 - 06/06/15 08:34 AM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: timwins31]
catslayer Offline
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Originally Posted By: timwins31
wtf. I've seen 1000s of carp in that lake and never saw a grass carp. That really sucks.


Not like they have a ton of grass to eat right now... all the grass beds are high and dry

there are tons of common carp there I've never seen a grass carp, that's the lake record I bet lol
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#10899328 - 06/06/15 10:47 AM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
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That's kinda my point, that lake used to have some amazing grass in it. Now it's a big bowl of rocks and sticks. And where you see one, there's always more. . .

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#10899360 - 06/06/15 11:04 AM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
Wirebender Offline
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Maybe we should should offer a bounty on these critters.


Edited by Wirebender (06/06/15 11:05 AM)

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#10899464 - 06/06/15 12:31 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
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The hydrilla will never take with the constant eating of new growth by the grass carp. They are constantly searching the banks for food. On Lake Austin, they are reduced to overhanging leaves, grass clippings, and storm debris washing in.

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#10899509 - 06/06/15 01:01 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
catslayer Offline
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they will balance out eventually, nature is amazing that way

Ivie is a rock bowl now not cause of carp but because the grass beds are 200 yards from the water.

if nobody has ever seen them in there isn't a large population... no stockings of them I highly doubt there will be any issues.

that said, is a moot point until the water comes up to the level of the beds
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#10901129 - 06/07/15 01:25 PM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Wirebender]
guntz67 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Wirebender
Maybe we should should offer a bounty on these critters.

+1 kill em all
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#10968089 - 07/10/15 09:38 AM Re: Grass Carp in O.H Ivie [Re: Tristin Riddle]
BassCats24 Offline
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Registered: 02/02/15
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I will be headed to Ivie for the first time this weekend to try and shoot some of the nuisance carp for yall. Any certain areas to try first?

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