Silver Carp – A Tasty Pestilence

By now, you’ve no doubt heard about the invasive species of fish that has infiltrated Kentucky’s waterways. Asian carp were discovered here a few years ago, and now are referred to locally as silver carp, or Kentucky silver carp.

The bad news is they present a hazard to other fish species because of their rapid reproductive habits. The good news is… they’re delicious.  Click on the following sentence to access the full story.

Plenty of local restaurants serve, or have served, the fish, including Mayan Café, Wiltshire, Harvest and the Oakroom. Monnik Beer Co. was doing Friday fish fries during Lent this year using silver carp.


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