Kentucky commercial fishing competition nets 83,000 pounds of fish

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials say the commercial fishing competition was the first ever to be aimed at Asian carp, which breed rapidly and have spread through the Mississippi River and its tributaries. The final two-day total of 82,953 pounds was short of a 200,000-pound goal, but state officials considered it a success on many fronts, said Kentucky Fish and Wildlife spokesman Mark Marraccini. continue

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