Missouri continues its efforts to eradicate the Asian Carp from the state’s lakes, rivers, and streams. The invasive fish species depletes food sources for native bass and crappie and are known for becoming agitated and jumping into boats when they hear the engines. One unofficial method of eradicating Asian Carp is to catch and eat them. Andrew Branson with the Missouri Department of Conservation told Missourinet that they ARE edible:
And since the state is trying to eradicate the Asian Carp, there’s no daily limit and they can be caught year-round with any legal fishing method.