Friday, 14 August 2020 14:14

Anglers are releasing invasive species into our rivers and lakes

Written by Michael Short
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Prussian Carp pose a serious risk to our native fish populations. If you catch one kill it. Do not remove and place in another waterbody. Prussian Carp pose a serious risk to our native fish populations. If you catch one kill it. Do not remove and place in another waterbody. Let's Go Outdoors

The level of frustration from Invasive Species biologists with Alberta Environment and Parks is growing. There is mounting evidence anglers are transplanting Prussian Carp from one water body to another more than likely closer to their homes, just to make it more convenient to fish for these invasive species. This action is putting our native fish species at risk.

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