Netting Planned After Capture of Invasive Carp on Mississippi River


SMALL TOWN SHOP.>>>MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS PLAN TO CONDUCT LARGE-SCALE NETTING IN RESPONSE TO THE CAPTURE OF 51 INVASIVE CARP ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. THE MINNESOTA DNR SAYS NETTERS CAUGHT THE SILVER AND GRASS CARP NEAR LA CROSSE AND WISCONSIN LAST WEEKEND. BIOLOGISTS IDENTIFIED 39 SILVER AND 11 GRASS CARP CAUGHT JUST SOUTH OF LA CROSSE AND ONE SILVER CARP CAUGHT FARTHER UPSTREAM. THE AGENCY SAYS IT’S THE LARGEST CONGREGATION OF INVASIVE CARP THEY’VE SEEN SO FAR UPSTREAM. OFFICIALS SAY IT’S LIKELY THE FISH SWAM NORTH WHEN DAM GATES WERE OPENED LAST SUMMER TO

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