Here Come The Carp
In the latest sign that invasive Asian carp are penetrating
waters, a silver carp and a big head carp were netted by commercial
fishermen last week in the Mississippi River near Winona. Tim Schlagenhaft of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The catch represents the farthest upstream discovery yet of the flying
carp, known for leaping from the water when startled. The silver carp,
which was caught March 1st, weighed 8 pounds.