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Asian carp approach Great Lakes

A fisheries biologist holds a Bighead carp caught in Lake Calumet in Illinois. Photo: Reuters Pictures

The whopper that won't go away!

Rick MacInnes-Rae welcomes you to the start of the 12th season of Dispatches with this report from Chicago -- about the Asian carp penetratng the American defences and approaching the soft underbelly of Canada's fresh-water shores!

Rick's documentary

And our thanks to the boys at Indiana Outdoor Adventures for the very animated audio in that piece. 

The September 8 Dispatches program


Scientists put chemicals into the Chicago River, trying to fight the advance of the Asian carp.(Getty Images)




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