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#1416718 - 05/28/08 05:50 PM
Bowfishing, what to do with carp?
fishmounter Offline
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Registered: 04/13/07
Posts: 142
Loc: Minnesota
Saw all kinds of carp in the shallows on Prior Lkae this afternoon and would like to try bowfishing but am wondering what everyone does with these carp after harvesting them? Any ideas?
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#1416724 - 05/28/08 06:00 PM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: fishmounter]
SpitnArgueDuckClub* Offline
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Registered: 09/09/07
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Loc: Sioux City Iowa
1st choice, smoke em' 2nd choice garden fertilizer 3rd choice chop em' up for the farm cats.
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#1417045 - 05/28/08 10:32 PM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: SpitnArgueDuckClub*]
Neighbor_guy Offline
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Registered: 12/18/07
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Loc: N. Anoka Co.
Clean, cool water, and under 6lbs = filleted and smoked.

All others, garden fodder, or frozen and placed in the garbage on garbage day.
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#1417285 - 05/29/08 07:34 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: Neighbor_guy]
Lowblazah Offline
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My grandfather has a small poultry farm and we usually freeze the carp, then run them through a chipper shredder and the chickens absolutely LOVE it! It also doubles their egg production.
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#1417304 - 05/29/08 07:45 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: Lowblazah]
mncarphntr Offline
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Registered: 05/10/05
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Loc: Fertile MN
Now that's a new one!
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#1417347 - 05/29/08 08:15 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: mncarphntr]
slayer21 Offline
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Registered: 05/24/07
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Loc: Ada,mn
Some guy bought them for a dollar a piece this weekend i offered to just give them to him. otherwise there is a guy with a mink farm and gave them to him
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#1418322 - 05/29/08 10:26 PM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: Lowblazah]
Neighbor_guy Offline
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Originally Posted By: Lowblazah
My grandfather has a small poultry farm and we usually freeze the carp, then run them through a chipper shredder and the chickens absolutely LOVE it! It also doubles their egg production.


".......This egg taste funny to you......." crazy
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#1418331 - 05/29/08 10:38 PM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: Neighbor_guy]
Lowblazah Offline
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One would think right? I'm amazed on how the chickens react to it. They cant get enough of it!
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#1418355 - 05/29/08 11:32 PM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: Lowblazah]
Central Bassman Offline
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LOL thats sweet!!!
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#1418847 - 05/30/08 10:55 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: Lowblazah]
aanderud Offline
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Registered: 01/02/06
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Loc: Eden Prairie, MN
That's hilarious! I didn't know chickens were carnivores (or I guess I should say omnivores)!


Edited by aanderud (05/30/08 10:55 AM)
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#1420740 - 06/02/08 11:14 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: aanderud]
ec30_06 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/04
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Loc: Mn River
Originally Posted By: aanderud
That's hilarious! I didn't know chickens were carnivores (or I guess I should say omnivores)!


Try throwing a frog or small snake into a chicken pen. Lots of wild birds like pheasants eat bugs and frogs.
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#1424831 - 06/05/08 07:11 PM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: Lowblazah]
riverrat56 Offline
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Registered: 06/24/04
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Loc: New Ulm, MN, USA
Originally Posted By: Lowblazah
then run them through a chipper shredder


Thats got to be something to see, mhmm, carp chips....
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#1425133 - 06/06/08 08:20 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: riverrat56]
spear foot 1 Offline
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Registered: 11/17/06
Posts: 210
Loc: minnesota
What about pickling carp? Has any one tried this? We were going to try it once. Just wondering who else has? And we will be looking for some taste testers sick
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#1425181 - 06/06/08 08:48 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: spear foot 1]
glenn57 Offline
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Registered: 03/16/03
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Loc: cold spring mn usa
just get rid of them properly. couple weeks ago i was driving around to find an asparagus patch and someone thru them out on the gravel road to rot., at the least bury them. as far a eating, not again. had a bad one leaves an ugly memory.
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#1425536 - 06/06/08 12:17 PM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: glenn57]
slayer21 Offline
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Registered: 05/24/07
Posts: 133
Loc: Ada,mn
Some guy bought some from us to make sausage? what the [PoorWordUsage] is carp sausage. that cant be good
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#1440787 - 06/20/08 11:37 AM
Re: Bowfishing, what to do with carp? [Re: aanderud]
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A new sales pitch.

CARP FED CHICKENS!!!!
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