First time for new method in Minnesota/Wisconsin waters.
Every flood drives destructive Asian carp further into North American waters.
Latest fish captures do not indicate reproduction.
Illinois governor tells Michigan governor that the offer to support operations at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Ill., won’t be useful until after an upgrade there is completed in 10 years.
A bighead carp like this one, from the St. Croix River bordering Minnesota and Wisconsin, was verified in North Dakota recently. (Minnesota DNR)JANESVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota DNR has begun work on an electric barrier project to keep invasive carp from reaching the Le Sueur River. The structures near Eagle Lake and Janesville are scheduled to be completed within the…
Above, below: On Friday, Sept. 7, crews pulled up the first nets that have been set in Steiger Lake in Victoria. (Photos by Minnehaha Creek Watershed District)The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD), in coordination with Three Rivers Park District, Carver County, the City of Victoria, and the rest of the Six Mile Creek-Halsted Bay Subwatershed Partnership, is beginning the first…
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota conservation officials are blaming the illegal introduction of nonnative ornamental goldfish for large numbers of dead carp washing up on a lakeshore south of the Minneapolis area. The Minnesota DNR says a virus from the koi goldfish also has been found in at least eight other southern Minnesota lakes in the past year. The investigation began after…
The disease reportedly won’t harm other fish because it specifically targets carp.
Marks the first time that the virus has been confirmed in Pennsylvania waters.
Michigan’s Invasive Carp Challenge now accepting proposals.
It is the state’s first documented case of the virus in a wild fish population.
Other species of fish in Lake Elysian also can catch columnaris disease, including black crappie, walleye and buffalo.