Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > Trouble ahead for the Great Lakes Basin

Upnorth2December 16th, 2006, 4:13 pm

Posts: 62

Supplying this link because of both its economic impact the impact this will have on stocking programs and wild fish throughout the Great Lakes Basin. There is now a ban a certain fish being transported between states by the USDA.

Anyone with any information would be appreciated if you would post it.

Not good. Going to be a bad affect.
JADDecember 18th, 2006, 8:33 am
Alexandria Pa

Posts: 362
News 10 Now | 24 Hour Local News | TOP STORIES

DEC testing birds found near Ontario Lake for Botulism 10/24/2006 7:39 PM By: Staff. The DEC continues to investigate what caused the death of numerous birds ...
The DEC continues to investigate what caused the death of numerous birds found along the shore of Lake Ontario. The agency says birds like gulls and loons were found dead along the eastern shore of the lake Saturday.
Botulism. Water birds which have the botulism toxin cannot fly and their legs become paralyzed. DEC officials are advising the public to take precautions in handling birds and other wildlife from these areas until the investigation is completed.

How should I prepare HEALTHY fish or game that I harvest? (In Erie or Ontario)
Wear rubber or plastic protective gloves while filleting, field dressing, skinning or butchering.
Remove intestines soon after harvest, don't eat intestines and avoid direct contact with intestinal contents.

This is important to my because I fish for Steel head most all winter long. I posted this on (Fish Erie Forum)because those guys eat thees fish. So far this year Ive caught way over 300 Steel head and haven't keep a single fish to smoke.

Seasons Greetings

They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cocks wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,
Upnorth2December 20th, 2006, 6:57 pm

Posts: 62
Thanks JAD. The USDA banned the interstate transportation of some fish to contain the Great Lakes problem. That's as far as I got with the time I have. Keep me posted.

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: What is this bug?
In the Identify This! Board by Diver
5Sep 12, 2016
by Diver
Re: NYS Landlocked Salmon
In Fishing Reports by Al514
15Nov 4, 2013
Re: Missouri Winter Fishing
(1 more)

In Fishing Reports by Motrout
16Jan 12, 2014
by Brookyman
Re: Steelhead Alley
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
6Nov 13, 2014
by PaulRoberts
Re: Some Fly Boxes
(2 more)

In the Photography Board by Wbranch
3Mar 11, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Fighting for fish
In General Discussion by Jjlyon01
5Oct 23, 2007
by Troutnut
Re: pennsylvania northcentral mountain freestone
In Fishing Reports by Gutcutter
1May 2, 2010
by Oldredbarn
Re: elk body hair vs. deer body hair
In Fly Tying by Mcjames
1Apr 18, 2013
by Entoman
Re: Brown in Erie tribs
In General Discussion by JAD
13Aug 23, 2012
by Sayfu
Re: cool trout article
In General Discussion by Smallstream
2Dec 18, 2007
by Martinlf
Most Recent Posts
Re: Hennies
In Fishing Reports by Partsman (Jmd123 replied)
Re: Pennsylvania Hennies
In Fishing Reports by Martinlf (Partsman replied)
Re: Possible ID
In the Mayfly Species Apobaetis futilis by Sreyadig (Crepuscular replied)
Re: Gila River Hatch Chart?
In General Discussion by JJTrout (Troutnut replied)
Re: Quick bug collecting and gear test trip
In Site Updates by Troutnut
Re: Are there trout in this stream?
In Beginner Help by Camphammer (Wbranch replied)
Re: First trout of 2021!
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Adirman replied)
Re: How to make a French Coil
In General Discussion by Adirman (Martinlf replied)
Re: Do trout eat Striders?
In General Discussion by Red_green_h (Steamntrout replied)
Walt’s Worm
In Fly Tying by Coha