Bighead carp caught by commercial fishermen in Lake Pepin

Bighead carpA 47-pound bighead carp was caught in a seine net by commercial fishermen on Nov. 16, in Lake Pepin near Frontenac, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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The DNR and other partners are aggressively implementing an action plan that was developed in 2011. This plan includes an active monitoring program involving fisheries surveys, commercial fishing, and eDNA testing. http://www.hutchinsonleader.com/news/outdoors/bighead-carp-caught-by-commercial-fishermen-in-lake-pepin/article_5e374da7-2cd7-548d-8852-5b3c0355d496.html