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When Do Carp Spawn: Why It Is Important To Know?

Carps usually spawn between April and August depending on the local climate. This type of fish is known for having a highly reproductive system. An adult carp could produce up to 1 million eggs in its entire lifetime. 90 percent of the eggs it produces will be fertilized while more than 80 percent of the eggs will hatch. The eggs are covered by a sticky substance and are usually deposited in submerged objects.

The fish do not provide parental care to either the eggs or young. The fish begins to actively feed once it reaches about a third of an inch. I often meet anglers who ask me when do carp spawn. In this article, I provide details about carps spawning and why anglers should know when and where carps spawn.

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