North America is under attack by a relentless aquatic invader. Accidentally released into the Mississippi River 30 years ago, the Asian Carp have been heading north ever since. Famous for their insatiable hunger and their Olympic high jumping, Asian Carp are now only 100 kilometers south of Lake Michigan. Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale will take viewers on an enlightening odyssey to reveal the many fronts on which this new enemy is being fought. Despite their fascination with this newcomer, scientists on both sides of the Canada/US border agree that the Asian Carp is a threat we need to take seriously. But can they stop this invasive species before it makes it to the Great Lakes?