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Photo courtesy of 9th Annual Redneck Fishing Tournament

Redneck Fishing Tournament Eliminates Thousands of Unwanted Carp From River

More than 7,000 invasive carp were removed from the Illinois River this past weekend during the 9th Annual Redneck Fishing Tournament.

08/05/2014

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Asian Carp Cooking Demonstrations Part of Tourney

Several well-known chefs will be traveling to central Illinois to offer demonstrations on how to cook Asian carp.

07/24/2014

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Asian Carp Spreading Through Local Waterways

Carp are in Creve Coeur Lake and have been for a few years.

06/18/2014

Photo: Getty/Scott Olson

Asian Carp Demand Still Sluggish

Efforts to get invasive fish out of Missouri, Mississippi rivers & sell them have not been lucrative.

05/25/2014

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Construction to Begin on Asian Carp Processing Plant in Grafton

“We think that is the ultimate solution to diminish the numbers of the carp,” Thompson said. “We’re never going to eradicate them.”

02/14/2013

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Aquatic Invasive Species Killing Business

“There are a number of [invasive] species that have been in the basin for some time now and have caused considerable economic damage.”

06/15/2012

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Developers to Detail Planned Carp-Processing Plant

Officials hope the plant could help control the populations of silver carp and bighead carp.

06/14/2012

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Metro East Group Making Money Off Asian Carp

One metro east group is turning an asian carp problem into a profit.

06/13/2012

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Running Out of Time on Asian Carp

Corps of Engineers to release solutions to Asian carp problem. .

05/08/2012

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AGs Demand Federal Aid Against Invasive Species

“With jobs at stake and the ecology of our waters at risk, this national coalition will make our message loud and clear: It is time to shut down the invasive species highway.”

09/26/2011

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