OUR OPINION: No time to waste on Asian carp
"Carp creep," it's called:
The first slide in the U.S. Geological Survey's tracking map shows the situation in 1975. Two red dots show the presence of Asian carp in Arkansas, where they were introduced to filter pond water.
By 1985, the fish have moved up much of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. By 1990, they're into the Missouri.
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