Kentucky Awards First-Ever Fish House Contract to Fight Asian Carp

Governor Matt Bevin announced on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, the award of the state’s first-ever fish house contract to Kentucky Fish Center, LLC of Wickliffe. The contract is part of an effort to attack the Asian carp problem in western Kentucky and encourage job growth in the region. Angie Yu, operator of Two Rivers Fishery, a fish processing company also based in Wickliffe, will own and operate the Kentucky Fish Center. Asian carp caught in Kentucky will be sold by Kentucky Fish Center in daily auctions open to all interested buyers. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will oversee the auctions.

 

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