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October 11, 2017
Individuals from Wenck Associations engineering firm were in Worthington Tuesday to conduct a carp survey on Lake Okabena. Anodes connected to their boat delivered an electrical charge to the water, causing fish to float to the surface. Carp were then collected, counted and weighed. The data will be used to determine if carp levels in the lake are too high and impact lake health. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Taser-like device used on Lake Okabena to shock fish, count carp
October 11, 2017 - 7:31am
September 8, 2017
Watershed District to assess carp populations in Lake Okabena
September 8, 2017 - 3:04pm
June 10, 2017
Sam Thompson removes the arrow on another bigmouth buffalo fish added to the take from Lac qui Parle Lake while bowfishing on June 1. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Open season on excitement
June 10, 2017 - 12:24pm
November 6, 2014
Workers for southwest Minnesota commercial fisherman Scott DesLaurier sort through fish captured in gill nets on the west basin of Lake Ocheda last week. DesLaurier said Thursday he completed two hauls on the south end of the west basin. His crew has now packed up to work on West Graham Lake before the lake freezes over. He hopes to return to Lake Ocheda this winter to remove some of the buffalo and rough fish from the lake. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Seining ceases on Lake Ocheda
November 6, 2014 - 9:39pm
August 20, 2014
Looking south over Lake Ocheda from an area near Pfeil’s hill. Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
The great divide
August 20, 2014 - 8:32pm
April 24, 2013
Threat of aquatic invasives brings greater enforcement, awareness
April 24, 2013 - 9:38pm
April 4, 2013
(Associated Press)
Big fish story: Asian carp issue reaches Minnesota
April 4, 2013 - 10:37pm
August 17, 2012
Julie buntjer/Daily Globe
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl sits on the dam where steel gates were installed to keep carp from getting into Lake Ocheda from Peterson Slough and the Ocheyedan River.
Fish barriers keeping carp out of Lake Ocheda
August 17, 2012 - 9:49pm
December 14, 2011
Outdoors, environment groups see 120 days to stop carp
December 14, 2011 - 9:16pm
August 11, 2011
Bighead carp found in East Okoboji Lake
August 11, 2011 - 9:32am
July 20, 2011
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
A frenzied school of rough fish swims against the strong current discharging from Lake Okabena in the ditch near the city's water filtration plant Wednesday afternoon in Worthington.
Carp removal is key to improving water clarity on Lake Ocheda
July 20, 2011 - 8:29pm
November 14, 2008
Letter: A plug for corn-fed carp
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
HLWD meeting on carp is Monday
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Column: Ideas being tested to control carp population
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am