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Round Goby Round-Up '99



Title:

GREAT LAKES BASIN NEWS©
For Immediate Release

June 6, 1999


Contact:

Pam Thiel, USFWS
608-783-8431
pam_thiel@mail.fws.gov

Round Goby Round-Up '99 in Chicago Area
Anglers Needed, Can You Help?

US Fish & Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Illinois DNR,  need help to find the furthest expansion of round gobies downstream in the Chicago Waterway System.  FWS will be in the Chicago area with survey nets and boats June 8-11 to again check the Cal-Sag Canal/Chicago River Waterway System for the migration patterns of the goby.  Anglers can help by fishing for gobies in the System.  Additional details are available at http://www.great-lakes.org/wklyfish_nz.html  You can also contact Pam Thiel, USFWS, at 608-783-8431 or pam_thiel@mail.fws.gov

The media will be escorted by boat, supplied by the Illinois DNR, on Tuesday, June 8.
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