February 10, 2012 8:59 AM Subscribe
The various subspecies of Asian carp are considered an invasive species
in North America, and the governments of the US and Canada are working frantically to keep them from traveling up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes (previously
). Unfortunately, they have circumvented sophisticated barriers designed to stop them, and as filter-feeders they are "difficult to catch using normal angling methods". But we're Americans
, are we going to take this lying down? The Peoria Carp Hunters answer for us all, with a resounding, bro-ful "Hell, no!
" (Warning, loud music.)
The carp have been leaping into boats on the Blue before
, but the Peoria Carp Hunters
can objectively be said to have raised carp-trolling to an art form. Their earlier efforts
were impressive, but not as entertaining as this latest video.