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A silver carp goes airborne just as Jackson Landers nets another fish.

Jackson Landers’ Excellent Carp Adventure

Wherein the Virginian discovers he has a taste for Asian cuisine.

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A silver carp goes airborne just as Jackson Landers nets another fish.

Landing a Silver Carp

Author Jackson Landers is bent over the bow of a boat, netting a silver carp just as another carp sails through the air behind him.

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Miscellany

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"Miscellany" for the January 2010 Missouri Conservationist.

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Old-School-Style Fried Asian Carp

Use cornmeal and a hot skillet to turn one of Missouri's most unwanted aquatic invaders into an old-fashioned fish fry.

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Scored fish fillets are ready for breading and cooking.

Ready for the Pan

This close-up photo shows two fish fillets ready for frying.

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Photo of Gene Swope and grandsons with record bighead carp

Record Bighead Carp

Gene Swope, center, of Excelsior Springs, shows off his record bighead carp with grandsons Garron Grass, right, and Justin Swope, left.

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Photo of Gene Swope and grandsons with record bighead carp

Record fish a reminder of unwanted “successes”

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106-pound fish was never supposed to swim free in Missouri.

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Derek DePew is proudly holding his state-record highfin carpsucker.

Record Highfin Carpsucker

Derek DePew is proudly holding his state-record highfin carpsucker.

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Image of a silver carp

Silver Carp

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
This large, silvery fish is an invasive, non-native carp that causes lots of problems. It is illegal to use this fish as live bait. Do not collect, transport, or dump it. Related to the bighead carp, but with the head relatively smaller, and eyes higher on head. Keel extends forward to base of pectoral fins. No dark splotches.

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The Fish With The Underneath Eye

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Anglers are discovering a new fish in Missouri's big rivers.

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