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Barry Rietz



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:30 pm    Post subject: Carp Taco's Reply with quote

https://weather.com/science/nature/video/shocking-solution-to-asian-carp-problem-in-kentucky
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Teufelshunde



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought it was spam because it went to the weather channel but damn what a way to fish for carp Shocked
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Teufelshunde wrote:
I thought it was spam because it went to the weather channel but damn what a way to fish for carp Shocked


Seems like it would be fairly indiscriminate on the type of fish affected.
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tomherrick



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd seen those boats when I worked at KY Fish & Wildlife, but never saw them in action. The fish are attracted toward the electrical current, then stunned, allowing the biologists to select the type of fish they're interested in, whether for biological study or removal. Here's a link to the process by NC F&W:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peSzPa-ynpk
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Asian carp. Invasive species that is destructive to the U.S. eco-systems they are invading.
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