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The electrofishing device, a boom and anode array used on Little Hunting Creek and other waterways. The Potomac River is in the background.

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Snakeheads Are Thriving in Area Waters

Snakeheads taste like a tender pork chop, some say.

They lurk in the murky, sluggish shallows, their elongated bodies and splotchy, brown skin camouflaged in the shoreline’s woody detritus and dense vegetation.

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