Game #3 – Native or Invasive


Game #3 of EscarpAction’s Summer Fun is all about fish! Win an informative fish book and an EscarpAction surprise pack.

Explore Underwater

Fishing is a popular sport ‘and’ pastime on the South Nation river! Below are some of the most popular species of fish in our waters. Hidden in this list, like in our waters, are some fish that should NOT be there.

For this challenge, from this list of the most popular fish in the South Nation river, identify the invasive species, those that should NOT be in our waters!

  • Yellow Perch
  • American eel
  • Brown bullhead
  • Channel Catfish
  • Asian carps
  • Northern snakehead
  • Yellow Bullhead
  • Northern Pike
  • Round goby 
  • Common carp
  • Freshwater Drum
  • Sauger 
  • Pumpkinseed
  • Rainbow smelt 
  • Lake Sturgeon
  • Eurasian ruffe
  • Large Mouth Bass
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Muskellunge (muskie)
  • Brown Trout
  • Walleye
  • goldfish 

For extra points,

  • What musical group took its name from one of our most popular fish?

Check the Jessup’s Falls Facebook page for hints!

How to play:

  • The contest is geared towards school-aged youth so play with your kids!
  • Send your answer and your first name(s) to or through Facebook Messenger
  • Prizes will be given out at Jessup’s Falls park while respecting all safe distancing measures. We will be taking photos of the winners to post to our Facebook pages.
  • EscarpAction will not retain personal data except what is needed to contact winners during the Summer Fun Sundays.
  • One submission per player!
  • or submit your answer here:

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