Stories tagged: carp
Sun., May 28, 2017, 6 a.m.
Lake Spokane carp removal project wraps up gillnets for season
A total of 1,119 carp were removed from Lake Spokane during two weeks of gillnetting to hone techniques for reducing numbers of the bottom-feeding fish and improve water quality in …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
Removing carp from Lake Spokane mixes science, grunt work
Reducing the number of carp in Lake Spokane to improve water quality is not only rife with complications, it’s also ripe.
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
Avista studying Long Lake carp’s effect on water quality
Carp are mud grubbers, rooting through the sediment at the bottom of Long Lake as they search for food. “They’re like little plows,” said Chris Donley, a fisheries manager for …
Tue., July 13, 2010
Long Lake dead fish creating quite a stink
At Long Lake, hundreds of dead carp are washing up on beaches, collecting under docks and creating a stink for residents living along the 24-mile reservoir. “If you’re water-skiing on …