at calamus lake in nebraska they have a bianual carp fishing tournament. as i understand it right its mainly to keep the numbers down. this year there were 39 rod and reel teams (the teams consisted of two people) and 12 bowfishing teams. all together there were almost 11,000oooh: pounds caught in an 8 hour period of time the winner from rod and reel catching 750 and bow and arrow 210. my friend evan and i entered in the bowfishing division and came in at 11th with 40 pounds:cool2:. we were the only people without a boat and it was our first year. it was a fun experiance tho and i will definately do it again in the summer.