Storm Lake Fish Kill Under Investigation

A recent fish kill on Storm Lake has raised some concerns.

Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Biologist Ben Wallace received several public contacts about dead fish washing up on the shoreline. Following an investigation on Monday, the DNR determined the fish kill is impacting common carp…(audio clip below :08 )

Wallace says there is no reason to worry about Storm Lake’s overall fish population, and says this kind of thing does happen…(audio clip below :30 )

Wallace hopes to find a lab to test sample fish to gain more information on the cause of the kill. He says the kill could last a couple more weeks before the disease runs its course.



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