Colgan Carp Solutions in the News


CRains Chicago Business - May 29, 2019

Former Rauner official has a plan to make money on Asian carp Brian Colgan wants to turn the invasive fish that's terrorized the Great Lakes into lobster bait.

What do you do in private life after a public-sector stint trying to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes? You catch as many of those flapping fish as you can and ship them to the Atlantic coast—as lobster bait.

That's former state staffer Brian Colgan's new gig, as founder and owner of Naperville-based Colgan Carp Solutions…. (Continue to Article)


WGN Radio - Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes - May 31, 2019

Brian Colgan, founder of Colgan Carp Solutions joins the Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes (Richard Roeper filling-in for Roe) to discuss his idea of how to control the Asian Carp population that’s finding its way closer to Lake Michigan.

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Peoria Journal Star - May 30, 2019

Luciano: Boomtown? Asian carp plant could be coming to Havana

With Maine poised to open up a massive demand for Asian carp, a former Illinois Statehouse staffer wants to put a plant in Havana to buy, freeze and ship the invasive species.

Brian Colgan, whose political jobs most recently included chief of staff to then-Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, is now president of Colgan Carp Solutions… (Continue to Article)