Aitkin County fish kill result of flood, heat

A DNR fisheries manager says organic material washed into Big Sandy Lake by last month's flood helped deplete the lake's oxygen during the hot weather and led to the die-off of some species of fish. The heat has also caused a number of fish kills in southern Minnesota lakes. Officials say fish populations are resilient and should bounce back.
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A DNR fisheries manager says organic material washed into Big Sandy Lake by last month's flood helped deplete the lake's oxygen during the hot weather and led to the die-off of some species of fish. The heat has also caused a number of fish kills in southern Minnesota lakes. Officials say fish populations are resilient and should bounce back.

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