Asp (Aspius aspius)

(Linneaus, 1758); CYPRINDAE FAMILY. Asp are members of the carp (cyprinidae) family that are widely distributed in Europe and Asia. Unlike most of their relatives, asp are predatory and feed heavily on other fishes and are even known to prey on small aquatic birds. Found in lakes, rivers and estuaries, these fish are very popular with recreational anglers throughout their range. Believed to live more than 10 years, asp do not spawn until the age of 3-5. Some populations of asp are semi-anadromous, which means they spend most of their time in estuaries and return only to rivers to spawn. Unlike... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
69.0 cm
Ticino River, Italy
08-Jan-2021
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
67.0 cm
Po River, Italy
18-Feb-2022

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