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Jackson Landers’ Excellent Carp Adventure

A silver carp goes airborne just as Jackson Landers nets another fish.
Wherein the Virginian discovers he has a taste for Asian cuisine. More
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Landing a Silver Carp

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

Miscellany

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"Miscellany" for the January 2010 Missouri Conservationist. More

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. More

Ready for the Pan

Scored fish fillets are ready for breading and cooking.
This close-up photo shows two fish fillets ready for frying. More

Record Bighead Carp

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

Record fish a reminder of unwanted “successes”

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Photo of Gene Swope and grandsons with record bighead carp
106-pound fish was never supposed to swim free in Missouri. More

Record Highfin Carpsucker

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

Silver Carp

Image of a 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. More

The Fish With The Underneath Eye

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