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DNR Fisheries Biologist Talks Storm Lake Water Clarity ; Aquatic Vegetation Management

November 18, 2021 10:52am

DNR Fisheries Biologist Ben Wallace says Storm Lake has seen an increase in water clarity over the last four years...(audio clip below  :34 )

Wallace wants to alleviate concerns about aquatic vegetation having a negative effect on property values...(audio clip below  :22 )

Wallace says aquatic vegetation is good as far as ecology and water quality, but it starts to hamper recreation at a certain point. He has talked with Storm Lake City Manager Keri Navratil about forming a committee this fall to draft a vegetation management plan.

Wallace spoke at the Storm Lake City Council meeting this week. The DNR Fishing Report with Ben Wallace can be heard shortly before 7am on Saturdays on KAYL and KKIA.