Environment & Public Lands
3:59 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Utah Lake Commission Hopes to Speed Up Carp Removal

Fisherman Bill Loy and his crew removing carp from Utah Lake
Utah Lake Commission

The Utah Lake Commission thinks it can finish the job of reducing the carp in the lake if it can get some help from the Utah legislature. 

  For years, the Utah Lake Commission has been paying a commercial fisherman to remove thousands of tons of carp from Utah Lake.  But it’s asking for $7.5 million from the state to help reach its goal of reducing the carp population by 75%.

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