Young Asian carp supposedly can be confused with many of the baitfish we anglers use to catch bigger predator fish.
Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive species.
Invasive fish has been found in Lakes Erie, Michigan and Ontario, although it’s uncertain how many there are or how widely they have spread.
Includes further study of ways to fortify defenses on a carp-infested Illinois waterway leading to Lake Michigan
Two potential state record carp in one outing!
Concern from carp watchers grew recently when crews from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service discovered two juvenile Asian carp in the Illinois River – 12 miles closer to Lake Michigan than others of that size were previously witnessed.
Detecting Asian carp, developing a poison that would affect them but not other fish and taking a close look at a key lock and dam near Joliet.
As anglers embrace spring and prepare for summer fishing, the fear of invasive Asian carp remains a proverbial partner in the boat – especially for anglers who fish the state’s river system and Lake Michigan.
The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission has confirmed that environmental DNA from the invasive Asian silver carp and bighead carp has been found in six water samples collected from the Ohio River last year.
A new study published in the Journal of Conservation Biology reports the combined conclusion of a panel of U.S. and Canadian fisheries experts that bighead and silver carp would have little negative effect on Lake Erie perch and walleye
State and federal officials are resampling a stretch of the Kalamazoo River – from Lake Michigan to the Caulkins Dam – after a sample collected in July tested positive for Asian carp eDNA
Searchers looking for bighead and silver carp in the Muskingum River didn’t turn up any of the invasive species, the Ohio DNR reports.
Baitfish collection, transport critical
Public comments have been recognized, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers apparently is no closer to making a decision on how to control Asian carp.
Analysis of water samples taken from several locations on the Muskingum River in Ohio last fall have tested positive for the presence of Asian carp environmental DNA, also known as eDNA.
Federal plans to keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes will take too long to implement.
A report is not a plan, and a plan is needed to combat the Asian carp that appear ready to invade the Great Lakes, say some elected officials of a long-awaited report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Scientists said they have documented for the first time that an Asian carp species has successfully reproduced within the Great Lakes watershed, an ominous development in the struggle to slam the door on the hungry invaders that could threaten native fish.
Was it a bird, was it a plane – or was it a real life Asian carp?
First time ever within Great Lakes watershed
First time ever within the Great Lakes watershed
Wildlife officials and researchers have been testing the waters of an eastern Ohio river for the invasive Asian carp even though there are no signs of it yet.
Report suggests accidental stocking
Congressional momentum is building for a plan to close the Upper St. Anthony Lock and Dam in Minneapolis to impede the northward migration of Asian carp.
Fish tops 60 pounds
225 samples taken from Maumee River, 100 from Sandusky River for test