June 1, 2023

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Don’t eat the fish in these Colorado water bodies

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DENVER (KDVR) — Lake Pueblo’s sandy flesh walleye aren’t the only fish anglers should avoid eating in Colorado.

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife report details a rare “sandy flesh” disease in the walleye in Lake Pueblo, urging fishermen not to consume any until further notice. The disease is not believed to be transmittable to humans, but CPW wants outdoorsmen to err on the side of caution and report any new fish with the disease.

There are fish consumption advisories in place for two dozen Colorado lakes and reservoirs.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment deems most fish in Colorado’s hundreds of fishable bodies of water safe for the general public to eat in moderation. Where…

DJ Summers

2023-04-07 13:25:45

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