Re: NANFA-- Wolf gar

R.W.Wolff (
Tue, 9 Nov 1999 16:29:36 -0600

I would sure think this would be a better control of carp than poisoning
all living things in an area ( ie. horicon marsh). Although alligator gar
are not native there, niether will any of the fish they plant after killing
off all of the "native strain" I could be worng, but I doubt that adult
gamefish were taken out, spawned, and ready for restocking next spring.

I read some where that the alligator gar is the best predator of carp.
Carp are lazy most times of the year, and the big gators just rest in the
areas of large schooling carp congregate and chow down a big ones as they
pass by. ( the gar are lazy, so this is a easy, big meal.)

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