Crowded with Carp: Utah Lake managers seek answer to carp conundrum

What do you do with 7.5 million carp? The introduced fish are devastating Utah’s namesake lake and threatening June suckers, one of the world’s rarest fish, native only to this water body. Officials at the June Sucker Recovery Program are soliciting ideas for marketable ways to get rid of the carp, which average over 8 pounds. In the meantime, if you’re into carp fishing, Utah Lake may be the ultimate destination.