By Roger Dey
Blackfoot Valley Dispatch 

Local Browns Lake fish kill observations gainsay FWP estimates

 

Roger Dey

A pair of Rainbow trout cruise through the shallow water along the shoreline at the Browns Lake Fishing Access.

The long winter and lingering ice on area lakes didn't result in significant fish mortality, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, but local reports indicate a significant number of dead fish have been observed at Browns Lake.

According to a May 4 FWP news release, Region 2 fisheries biologists conducted surveys on Browns Lake, Harpers Lake and Lake Upsata and estimated fish mortality...



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