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New fishing regulations announced February 24 should help anglers who enjoy Ontario’s excellent carp fishery.
A study released last year confirmed that captured Asian grass carp caught in Ontario were of captive, rather than wild origins.
Efforts to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes took another small step forward in the last days of 2020.
Funding for the latest American measures meant to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes is one hurdle away from approval.
Two grass carp were captured in Ontario this summer, OFAH's Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) confirmed.
As I sat in my chair, nestled amidst the shoreline vegetation of a local pond, my body was at rest, content. Nevertheless, I remained vigilant, frequently repositioning my line and tossing in small bits of bait. I was hoping to attract and hold the attention of hungry fish, which I strongly suspected were using the area.
A proposal to allow multiple lines for carp fishing on Ontario shorelines would give anglers more opportunity and have a significant economic impact on communities that host the thriving fishery, enthusiasts agree.
Most people scoff at carp. Then again, most people have never caught one. To catch them on a fly is one of fishing’s greatest challenges.
Aquatic invaders have been living in Ontario lakes and rivers for decades. Studies say over 185 non-native aquatic species are present in the Great Lakes basin, and more are being discovered every year in Ontario.