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Triploid Grass Carp Destroy Fishery
There was a stretch in the early 1990s when Caney Lake was the hottest bass fishery on the continent. Every other week, it seemed, someone pulled a fish from the clear waters of the Jackson Parish reservoir that grabbed hold of Louisiana's all-time record.

Even now, more than two decades later, six of the state's top 10 bass came from Caney, including the 15.97-pounder Greg Wiggins caught in 1994 that holds the No. 1 spot.

But complaints about submerged aquatic vegetation by landowners along the lake's rim led to a decision that forever changed the lake's productivity. State officials added triploid grass carp to feast on the vegetation, and they did their job too well, turning Caney's thick, lush grass mats to bare bottom.



 
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