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.

Record size

Swedish record: 18.5 Kg

Fishing tips

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.
 Unfortunately there is no statistics yet for this fish species in this area.

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