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Hunt Fish Travel Podcast with Carrie Z, a podcast about hunting and fishing the world. (HuntFishTravel)

Jan 9, 2019

HuntFishTravel 201 "Drew YoungDyke and How Serious the Asian Carp Threat Truly Is"

​​Drew hails from Michigan and is no stranger to the outdoors, listen in as he explains what exactly the National Wildlife Federation is and who it represents. And then dives into how Asian Carp could destroy our fishing way of life if left unchecked.​​

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Real life example of how NWF supports local hunting or fishing conservationists. (Waterfowl hunters)
  • The 4 types of Asian Carp, where they came from, and what their purpose was originally.
  • How they got into our lakes/rivers.
  • The impact on fish species.
  • Why it's imperative to keep them out of the Great Lakes.
  • What the electric barriers are and the incredibly complex deterrent system the corps of engineers are looking to build.
  • What we as fishermen can do to help prevent the spread of the invasive species.
  • How this species of fish could affect you personally.
  • How Drew got into the outdoor industry.


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