A barrier using sound, bubbles and flashing lights is the most viable option for deterring Asian carp from moving up the Mississippi River from downtown Minneapolis into other Minnesota streams and lakes, according to a state-commissioned engineering report released Thursday.
A 47-pound bighead carp, a member of the invasive Asian carp family, has been caught in Lake Pepin near Frontenac, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
We begin with Jacob, from Rockville, who asked a simple but wise question: Do fish sleep?
Sharing a harvest certainly isn’t a new concept, but it’s something that has become a bit more mainstream in recent years. Consumers want more of a connection with their food and the best way to […]
This summer’s heat wave is taking its toll on fish in the Upper Midwest, where high water temperatures and low oxygen levels have combined to kill thousands of fish in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Wisconsin.
It looks like a lot more Minnesotans have gone fishing this year compared to years past. In fact, the DNR says more than half a million fishing licenses have been sold this season. WCCO-TV went to a popular bait shop near Medicine Lake to figure out why sales are booming.
Michigan authorities have charged a man with 12 counts of selling live Asian carp in violation of a state law meant to prevent the spread of invasive species.
This week in Finding Minnesota, we went to the international fish market that Minnesota restaurants have turned to for 31 years.
Spring may not have made a commitment to Minnesota just yet, but regardless of the weather, it’s that time of year again: Lent.
The Obama administration will spend $51.5 million this year to shield the Great Lakes from greedy Asian carp, including first-time water sampling to determine whether the destructive fish have established a foothold in the lakes, officials said Thursday.
Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.
An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.
They’re what Minnesota fishermen want to catch, so seeing hundreds of dead Northerns and Walleyes isn’t sitting well with many.
In the land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesotans love to eat fish, but the success and popularity of some fish have led to serious concerns about the future of those varieties. After all, there literally are only so many fish in the sea.
A newly released report says mercury levels in the Great Lakes region generally have dropped over the past four decades, although concentrations in some fish and bird species have increased more recently.