Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

To: rintense
tHE ASIAN CARP,aka THE GRASS CARP,here in Lake Houston took its toll for a few years then guess what happened,they ate themselves out of existence.The aquatic growth used to be so bad you couldn't even get your boat out into deep water,the grass carp ate it all up,they starved to death,now that the few that remain,keep our waterways clear.
24 posted on 07/22/2002 8:05:53 PM PDT by eastforker
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies ]


To: eastforker
tHE ASIAN CARP,aka THE GRASS CARP,here in Lake Houston took its toll for a few years then guess what happened,they ate themselves out of existence.The aquatic growth used to be so bad you couldn't even get your boat out into deep water,the grass carp ate it all up,they starved to death,now that the few that remain,keep our waterways clear.

The "aquatic growth" is where Great Lakes fish hang out: panfish, perch, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, northern....you get the idea. Once their cover is gone, they're gone. And the perch population is almost decimated for other reasons as it is.

28 posted on 07/22/2002 8:12:53 PM PDT by Catspaw
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 24 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson