Common carp are extremely popular with anglers in many parts of Europe and among a small niche of anglers in the United States. Carp are also popular among spear and bow fisherman. The common carp can grow up to nearly 4 feet and weigh more than 80 pounds, although, most carp will range from 2 to 3 pounds in most ponds, lakes and rivers. Bigger fish in the 8 to 10 pound range are fairly common throughout the country and fish over 15 pounds are considered trophy fish.
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