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Source for Ordering carp and crayfish

 
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I'm looking for a source of carp to stock an above ground pond. I'm looking for common, grass, or mirror carp. Does anyone have any idea where to order from? I'm also looking for crayfish
 
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There is a LOT of regulation on stocking carp, so that also means that public sources of breeding carp are hard to find and risky to use.  Most wildlife operations for carp will get a permit and then buy and stock only sterile fish (triploid) which are very expensive.

If you determine you can ignore regulations, just catching some in local ponds can work -- the wildlife dept even conveniently tells you ponds with known invasive carp.
If you have trouble, I can let you know some side waters of the Columbia river where grass carp can be found.
 
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