Public Meeting for Western Kentucky Fisheries Set for April 5

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Get updates on crappie and bass in Kentucky and Barkley lakes then learn about the latest fisheries research in western Kentucky at a public meeting set for Thursday, April 5, at the Kentucky Dam Village Conference Center in Gilbertsville.

The meeting, presented by the fisheries staff of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is set for 7-9 p.m. (Central time).

Topics will include ongoing efforts in the battle against invasive Asian carp, including research of a fish barrier system and augmenting commercial harvest efforts; the latest on the rise of zebra mussels; and alligator gar restoration research. Department employees also will discuss crappie and bass assessments as well as fish attractor projects.

This annual meeting is part of the department’s ongoing outreach and public engagement efforts. All interested parties are welcome to attend.