Asian carp spreading throughout James River
Published 08/11/2012, The Jamestown Sun
A fish out of water — and then another and another. As Cari-Ann Hayer made her way down a narrow channel of the James River in a small aluminum boat, numerous Asian carp broke the surface of the murky water behind her. The aerial display reached heights of more than 6 feet at times, proving why Asian carp are nicknamed “flying fish.” One landed directly in her lap, and she slowed the boat down and casually threw it into a nearby cooler.Word count: 1744
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