Monday, June 19, 2006

Fish Kills in the Commonwealth

Virginia is battling a rash of fish kills and this has anglers worried if their favorite fishing hole might be next.

"Kills of known origin hurt. But at least when you know the cause, you can work on repairing the fishery. That's not the case on the Shenandoah or Potomac. Scientists have theories but just can't confirm what's causing fish in those rivers to develop nasty lesions and die.
Those kills don't directly impact many fishermen in Southwestern Virginia. But we still can't help but be concerned. "

Read the entire Mark Taylor article at Roanoke.Com

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