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Sunday afternoon on the Calumet River

Sunday afternoon on the Calumet River
Roger Wright, pro staffer for the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show and I had an interesting afternoon on Lake Calumet and the Calumet River. We launched by the O’Brian Locks  on the Calumet River and once we got through them, we headed right for Lake Calumet.  We caught a handful of fish, some on the river and... Read more »

Izaak Walton League Calls for Temporary Lock Closure becasue of Bighead Carp

A press release from the Izaak Walton League Gaithersburg, MD — A bighead carp was found in Lake Calumet yesterday by commercial fishermen performing routine sampling for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The almost 3-foot long, 20-pound carp is the first to be pulled from waters above the electric barriers built along the Chicago Sanitary... Read more »

Photo of the Bighead Carp in Lake Calumet

A fisheries Biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources holds a Bighead carp caught in Lake Calumet. The fish was caught during routine sampling efforts by the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee on June 22, 2010. This is a photo of the bighead carp found in Lake Calumet last week. This was a big... Read more »

Bighead Asian Carp Found in Lake Calumet

From the Illinois DNR… The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) announced today that one Bighead Asian carp has been found in Lake Calumet along the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS). This is the first physical specimen that has been found in the CAWS above the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Electric Barrier System. RCC... Read more »