Wherever carp go, the news follows. Recent highlights:
- A 17-year-old British fisherman suffered a collapsed lung in a freak carp-fishing accident .
- Carp are dying by the hundreds near Spokane, Wash., of unknown causes.
Another teenage British fisherman caught and released a
five-pound, bright-orange goldfish
that was living in the wild. "At first I thought it must be a really fat koi carp," he said.
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