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Commercial fisherman Myles Rolbiecki holding the 47-pound bighead carp he caught in Lake Pepin on Nov. 16.

Bighead carp caught in Lake Pepin

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A 47-pound bighead carp was caught in a seine net by commercial fishermen on Nov. 16, in Lake Pepin near Frontenac, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).


Bighead carp, members of the Asian carp family, are nonnative species that can cause serious ecological problems as they spread into new waters.

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