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Posted: 9/5/2010 2:59:17 PM EST
if you live in the Midwest you know about these jumping fish and the problems they are causing to the waterways

in two words...

skeet fishing

anyone live near the Missouri river want to try it and let us know how it goes?
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:03:19 PM EST
They don't really jump high enough around here for that, just kinda come up and flop down. But every once and awhile they jump under a dock and end up tits up a short while later. But I'd still give it a go on the skeet shooting.

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Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:05:03 PM EST
I don't know about using firearms though, those pellets still go a ways and can put a good hurting on someone. It's funny you bring this up, I was showing a buddy at work the youtube vids of them earlier.

these guys know how to do it though

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:05:05 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/5/2010 3:07:08 PM EST by resq2106]
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:05:26 PM EST
I've seen the videos of people running in a boat and the fish jumping into the boats. That seems high enough to get shots off, especially off the back of a boat
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:05:36 PM EST
kill all asian carps?
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:06:15 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/5/2010 3:07:23 PM EST by HiredHitman]
Now you got me thinking...
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:06:32 PM EST
If I were in the area, taking the Benelli M3 out on the water to try it would be lots of fun!
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:07:23 PM EST
Assuming steel shot was utilized. Fish scraps with embedded shot eaten by other fish is something to take into consideration.

Would it be better for fish to ingest steel shot rather than say tungsten?

Will steel rust out in fish? Real questions, I think that would be entertaining.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:12:07 PM EST
I am thinking strictly entertainment value, they are eating everything and killing off other species of fish by eating all the food. So steel shot or lead it would not be for eating them just the plain fun of watching a 5 pound fish explode in mid air.

then you can have tours to let people fish with guns....

in about 2 months the rednecks would have all the waterways cleared of Asian carp
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:13:15 PM EST
Maybe you have come up with a reason for a Judge?
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:13:47 PM EST
Properly orchestrated, it would be both safe and fun.

I say fo.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:13:51 PM EST
Win!
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:13:51 PM EST
They tend to jump right in the boat when I troll a lake with a Starcraft CD..

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:15:11 PM EST
Originally Posted By pinpointshot:
Assuming steel shot was utilized. Fish scraps with embedded shot eaten by other fish is something to take into consideration.

Would it be better for fish to ingest steel shot rather than say tungsten?

Will steel rust out in fish? Real questions, I think that would be entertaining.

Ingesting those metals probably wouldn't harm the fishes.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:17:20 PM EST
I'd be in on that. You'd have to line everyone up on one bank for safety and from there I'm not sure how you would get them to jump, but it sure sounds like awesome!
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:20:12 PM EST
Originally Posted By Seansworth:
I'd be in on that. You'd have to line everyone up on one bank for safety and from there I'm not sure how you would get them to jump, but it sure sounds like awesome!


I understand just the sound of a power boat going through the water gets them jumping. They are disturbed by loud noises. ether that tossing in sticks of dynamite I am sure would get them jumping enough for 6-10 people to start shooting from the bank or a boat.

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:26:40 PM EST

Originally Posted By WarWeapon762:
They tend to jump right in the boat when I troll a lake with a Starcraft CD..


KEKKEKEKEKEKEKEKEKEKE!
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:37:03 PM EST
i thought of that a while ago but didnt post nothing because i could not figure out how to do it in a safe way...

but now i got it, you would have to load your shotgun shells with dry cat food...lol

hard enough to kill those bastards, but not heavy enough to go to far. plus if you miss, you`ll just

feed the fish........ta-da
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:37:08 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/5/2010 3:37:26 PM EST by flyfishnepa]

walmart going bankrupt is the only solution

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:38:25 PM EST
I was thinking the same thing. On a bass boat. A big Katana would also be fun.

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Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:43:21 PM EST
theyre really bad on the Illinois River

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3sYaPC9Y_U
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 3:47:46 PM EST
They jump plenty high on the IL river. People have been bow fishing for them while they jump. Definitely not legal to have a loaded gun in a moving boat in IL, let alone discharge it.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:00:04 PM EST
Originally Posted By TeeRex:
They jump plenty high on the IL river. People have been bow fishing for them while they jump. Definitely not legal to have a loaded gun in a moving boat in IL, let alone discharge it.


Could you do it from shore though?
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:16:37 PM EST
Originally Posted By IMRICH:
Maybe you have come up with a reason for a Judge?


A friend has one, and it's fun and all, but carp skeet fishing is what the Judge was born to do!!!
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:29:53 PM EST
Carp Puree, anyone?

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:30:47 PM EST
If you want to get rid of them, you need to convice a certain block of voters that they are good to eat.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:33:45 PM EST
Nothing like importing a non-native invasive species and destroying our native eco-systems........
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:34:45 PM EST
OK....I'm in......
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:45:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By 161Infantry:
Nothing like importing a non-native invasive species and destroying our native eco-systems........

in one state theyve even fucked over farmers to protect such a species

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:51:36 PM EST
Originally Posted By LCPL4ever:
I don't know about using firearms though, those pellets still go a ways and can put a good hurting on someone. It's funny you bring this up, I was showing a buddy at work the youtube vids of them earlier.

these guys know how to do it though

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEIu4l4mNVQ


Looks like good practice.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:52:21 PM EST
Originally Posted By Phlather:
kill all asian carps?


Hell turn them into the next Red Fish and see what happens.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:52:31 PM EST
How tasty are they?
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:54:15 PM EST

Originally Posted By Storm6436:
Originally Posted By TeeRex:
They jump plenty high on the IL river. People have been bow fishing for them while they jump. Definitely not legal to have a loaded gun in a moving boat in IL, let alone discharge it.


Could you do it from shore though?

In theory, but they only jump when the boat motor is running and the boat is moving.

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:54:29 PM EST
Originally Posted By Tekka:
How tasty are they?


inedible
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 4:55:06 PM EST
Originally Posted By Tekka:
How tasty are they?


Who cares, figure out a recipe with lots of mustard, shrimp sauce, or barbeque sauce and watch the fun.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:00:05 PM EST
Originally Posted By hauser:
i thought of that a while ago but didnt post nothing because i could not figure out how to do it in a safe way...

but now i got it, you would have to load your shotgun shells with dry cat food...lol

hard enough to kill those bastards, but not heavy enough to go to far. plus if you miss, you`ll just

feed the fish........ta-da


This is a genius idea. The only thing I would change would be a substitution of very dry corn kernels for the cat food.

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:05:13 PM EST
why do they jump? Is it the waves from the boats that make them jump?
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:10:04 PM EST
I think we should start selling the things back to China...like we're doing with the prarie dogs...
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:18:53 PM EST
Originally Posted By Infallible:
why do they jump? Is it the waves from the boats that make them jump?


Disturbances in the water cause them to jump like that.

Ask the fish.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:18:59 PM EST
Here is a vid on how to fillet an asian carp. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI6hZU6mi6U
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:20:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/5/2010 5:30:51 PM EST by Tekka]

Originally Posted By robertl:
Originally Posted By Tekka:
How tasty are they?


inedible


That's not what I've been reading and it's not what this guy says.


Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:24:07 PM EST
It's carp. Who eats that trash fish anyhow? Just shoot them all and be done with it.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:41:30 PM EST
Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:
It's carp. Who eats that trash fish anyhow? Just shoot them all and be done with it.


The Asians eat these fish....Hell, I'll try anything once.

Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:43:34 PM EST

Originally Posted By pv74:
Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:
It's carp. Who eats that trash fish anyhow? Just shoot them all and be done with it.


The Asians eat these fish....Hell, I'll try anything once.



More power to you, bud.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:44:35 PM EST
we had this exact same conversation at work yesterday LOL
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:45:41 PM EST

Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:

Originally Posted By pv74:
Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:
It's carp. Who eats that trash fish anyhow? Just shoot them all and be done with it.


The Asians eat these fish....Hell, I'll try anything once.



More power to you, bud.

Smoked carp is delicious.
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 5:53:47 PM EST
Taurus Judge and jumping bighead carp.................pure win!
Link Posted: 9/5/2010 6:16:35 PM EST
My solution is to cut the ghetto welfare rats off and tell them they can fish for food. Tell them they are catching Carp and Tilapia. We could set up oil fryers on the shore and air drop lard and flour in every week. We'd be getting rid of the Carp and in a month they would all be dead from clogged arteries..

Result!
Link Posted: 9/6/2010 5:34:36 AM EST
Originally Posted By hardhit77:
Here is a vid on how to fillet an asian carp. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI6hZU6mi6U


Looks like a lot of work for some very boney fish.
Link Posted: 9/6/2010 5:40:14 AM EST
im in.
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