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Lawyers, Asian Carp and Money in Illinoisnew

Nothing was normal about this fishing expedition. The water, not a natural pond or stream. The temperature, well below freezing. We weren't allowed on the fishing boats, our guides told us, because it wasn't safe today.
Chicago Reader  |  Ryan Chew  |  03-29-2010  |  Environment

Fish Fry: Worst-Case Scenarios for Carp in the Great Lakesnew

Scientists, lawyers and the hosting politician had the to-be-expected persuasive presentations at a forum about what it would mean for Lake St. Clair and the Great Lakes if Asian carp breach barriers to rivers and canals in Indiana and Illinois and enter Lake Michigan.
Metro Times  |  News Hits staff  |  03-02-2010  |  Environment

Bowfishers Take Aim at Asian Carpnew

Bowfishing, an unusual and aggressive form of angling, has become popular with archers from across rural Missouri. For the most part, the sportsmen's primary target is Asian carp, an invasive, plankton-feeding fish that has exploded in population over the past decade and become the scourge of Midwestern rivers.
Riverfront Times  |  Keegan Hamilton  |  09-19-2008  |  Recreation

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