Study: Asian carp could thrive in Lake Michigan, despite earlier doubts

In 2018, the U.S. Geological Survey and other groups removed over 240,000 pounds of invasive Silver Carp and Bighead Carp from Creve Coeur Lake in Maryland Heights, Missouri. The fish have spread rapidly across the Mississippi River Basin, crowding out other fish. Researchers and lawmakers want to keep them from entering Lake Michigan. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey.)…

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LETTER TO RHODE ISLAND ASMFC DELEGATION

I am writing to encourage you, the Rhode Island delegation and to the degree possible the ASMFC itself to make difficult decisions needed to rebuild striped bass stocks to target levels within a reasonable time-frame. An abundant striper population is critical to our Rhode Island economy and an important part of what makes vacationing and living in Rhode Island special for many people…

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For 300 years, Philly’s ‘founding fish’ has been missing from the Brandywine. Meet the folks trying to bring it back | Mike Newall

I stood less than 10 miles from the Pennsylvania state line, watching the mighty rapids of the Brandywine River fade — ebb and pool against the dam blocking one of the most historic rivers in the country. Somewhere below the surface of the West Street Dam in downtown Wilmington, my companions assured me, schools of shad — the founding fish!…

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