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‘Winter Fish Kill’ Reported at Swan Lake, Iowa


By Jason Gruszecka – “Carroll, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is reporting that melting ice across Iowa waters is revealing some Winter Fish Kills. Numerous reports of dead fish in lakes and ponds are being reported to the DNR as ice is melting. One of the five lakes reporting the winter fish kill is Swan Lake in Carroll. Winter kills happen when a combination of ice and snow blocks sunlight from reaching oxygen producing aquatic plants.”  Read more.

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