Monday, October 24, 2016

KDFWR hosts fishing forum Tuesday

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct a public meeting Tuesday, Oct. 25 to discuss fisheries issues affecting western Kentucky.

Western District Fisheries Biologist Paul Rister will present information on crappie and bass fishing in Barkley and Kentucky lakes. In addition, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Aquatic Nuisance Species Biologist Neal Jackson and Fisheries Director Ron Brooks will provide updates on the department’s current efforts and its future plans to remove and study Asian carp in the two reservoirs.

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife employees also want to hear from the public on these topics.

The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Grand River Community Center, 155 Western Cumberland Ave., Grand Rivers, Ky.