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AMERICAN President Obama is being verbally attacked for allowing Asian carp to invade the Great Lakes, pushing out native species.

The carp – bigheads and silver – grow to 4 ft and 100 lb. Some scientists say Asian carp could devastate the region’s $7 billion fishing industry.

After reading the full report in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine, anglers and fisheries in the UK are on the alert. But  the closest thing we’ve had is two giant Chinese blue carp put legally into a Kent fishery.

The war against Asian carp has started in the USA.

 

Find out more in our magazine this week.