If the 117-year-old dam were to fail, it would allow the invasive species nearly 1,300 additional miles of main-stem and tributary spawning grounds.
Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Part of continuing efforts to remove invasive grass carp, assess grass carp capture techniques and increase information on grass carp populations in the two rivers.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Federal funding is expected to help with the construction of a proposed river barrier aimed at controlling sea lamprey access into a western Michigan waterway. The Great Lakes Fishery Commission expects a $7 million increase to its annual budget that would help pay for the barrier in the Grand River. The barrier is part of a…
The Lake Erie Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission agreed to a 20 percent increase in the total allowable catch for walleye and 13 percent for yellow perch.
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.