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CRUCIAN
COARSE  FISHING  WITH  THE  ESSEX  ANGLER


(Carassius   carassius)

crucian

DISCRIPTION
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.
STATS
Specimen weight - 1lb
LOCATION
Lakes and ponds.
HABITAT
They will adapt to most lakes which have a silty bottom and dense weed growth as they are a bottom feeder.
FEEDING HABITS
Will feed day or night,but mainly in the warmer months.
NATURAL FOOD SOURCE
Crustacea,molluscs,worms,slugs.
LIFE CYCLE
Reaches maturity at 3-4 years.Spawning occurs from May to June with eggs of up to 250,000.


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TACKLE
Light tackle and float.
HOOKS -12
LINE - 3lb - 5lb b.s.
FLOATS -Waggler
BAITS
Maggot,Bread,small particals.



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