Illegal dumping of Asian carp spotted in Meredosia
On Sunday, March 5, an anonymous tip was received that unnamed parties were dumping Asian Carp into the Illinois River at the Meredosia boat ramp. This was confirmed upon investigation. It was also noted that the DNR had been contacted and were acting upon the tip.
It was alleged that two boatloads of dead Asian Carp (as well as a number of other species) were being dumped into the river at the boat launch on Sunday afternoon. The tipster stated that the number of fish dumped was “substantial.”