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Dead Fish In Lake Erie: Thousands Of Walleye Mysteriously Die


“TOLEDO, Ohio — Wildlife researchers want to know what’s killing thousands of walleye in Lake Erie that have been washing up on beaches along its western shore.

It’s a big concern for anglers who come from across the Midwest and beyond to catch the lake’s most popular sport fish.

The best guess is that the die-off can be blamed on natural causes stemming from the stress of spawning and the cold, stormy spring, said Roger Knight, Lake Erie fisheries program manager for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

‘It all kind of fits that picture,’ he said.”  Read more.

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