When a dam across the St. Regis River in Upstate New York was removed late last year, the Mohawk people that live there saw it as an opportunity to reclaim the land and use it to express their culture and heritage.
Autopsy reveals that the Asian carp caught near Lake Michigan in June was from the Illinois/Middle Mississippi watershed. But some questions are still unanswered – like how it got past electric barriers designed to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes.
Many people consider carp to be a ‘trash fish,’ but fly fishing for carp is very popular in northern Michigan. This year though, guides have cancelled trips and lost thousands of dollars because they can’t find the fish. Some blame another growing sport: bowfishing.