Almost 1,000 white bass have died at Lake McConaughy, officials say the cause of which remains ‘inconclusive’.
Camping and fishing at Lake McConaughy SRA. Mark Dolan, gray stripes, Cortez, CO; Charles (no shirt), Shelly and Krista (girl) Nell; Jacob Livingston, White shirt. credit: NE Game and Parks.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- Nebraska Game and Parks announced the cause of a fish die-off at Lake McConaughy, the state’s largest reservoir, remains inconclusive.
Biologists are reportedly investigating the deaths of about 1,000 fish–99% of which were white bass.
Game and Parks encourages lake users to contact officials if they see stressed fish because testing can only be done on live fish.
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