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Two grass carp caught in Great Lakes

by Jason Bain | September 25, 2020

Two grass carp were captured in Ontario this summer, OFAH's Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) confirms.

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Channeling the cats of Ontario

by Lonnie King | June 24, 2019

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.

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Multiple lines proposed for carp anglers

by Jason Bain | June 14, 2019

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.

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Carp on the fly

by Ryan Sparks | July 24, 2017

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.

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Asian carp: are they set to explode in the Great Lakes?

by John Peck | July 12, 2013

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.

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Cold-water carping

by Lonnie King | December 1, 2012

Peak-season trophy action is later than you think.

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Tips and tricks for refined carping

by Lonnie King | March 21, 2009

Carp fishing in its simplest form is inexpensive. Yet, for those who wish to, there's a lifetime of refinements to be made and all kinds of gadgetry to collect.

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Carp advanced ledger rigs

by Lonnie King | July 1, 2003

"I love carp fishing!" I felt like a kid who blurted out something he wasn't supposed to say. Looking sheepishly at my partner, I paused momentarily, before the reel started to scream again.