Carp Conundrum: Too Many Fish, Not Enough Fishermen

Two Rivers Fisheries in west Kentucky has more than doubled its Asian carp processing since it opened in 2013. Employees at the Wickliffe fishery are working on a load of silver carp caught by contracted commercial fishermen. The crates of fish represent a small amount of the more two million pounds that Two Rivers processes. “We need at least 10 groups of full-time commercial fishermen, ”,,,  “I’ve got fishermen here that are making $2,000 to $3,000 a week… We are trying to get people to start fishing for this fish because this fish is here to stay and we are here to stay.” >click to read<16:22

2 Responses to Carp Conundrum: Too Many Fish, Not Enough Fishermen

  1. Richard Wilson says:

    do you have to be a resident ? what kink of isecens?how do you get paid i’m a commorsci fisher man from fla

    • - Moderator says:

      Richard, the best way to find out is to call Two Rivers Fisheries, and ask. They would have the answers you’re looking for.

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