Grass carp ("Gräskarp") Overview
Grass carp - Ctenopharyngodon idella
The grass carp were released in Sweden in 1969 to reduce unwanted vegetation. It eats only vegetation.
Derived originally from China.
Size and growth
The grass carp are grown to the desired weight and then placed in water.
Swedish record: 18.5 Kg
The pacifiers on everything from banana peels, bread for earplugs!
Most efficient fishing methods
Information below is based upon thousands of real catch reports from the past two years.
Grass carp, Avg. Weight (gr) Söderfors-Hedesunda FVF (Dalälven (Söderfors-Hedesunda), Hjällsjön)