|COARSE FISHING WITH THE ESSEX ANGLER|
Much smaller than other carp it is more rounded in the body and has a high back.It is a golden colour with orangey fins and unlike other carp,the crucian has no barbules.
Specimen weight - 1lb
Lakes and ponds.
They will adapt to most lakes which have a silty bottom and dense weed growth as they are a bottom feeder.
Will feed day or night,but mainly in the warmer months.
|NATURAL FOOD SOURCE|
Reaches maturity at 3-4 years.Spawning occurs from May to June with eggs of up to 250,000.
Light tackle and float.
LINE - 3lb - 5lb b.s.