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NFC: restocking Whiter River debate, fish killed by "Wild Turkey" whiskey, more
Debate surrounds effort to restock White River
Some experts warn against pitfalls involved in using hatchery fish; others
even advocate no restocking at all.
...........But shortly after the White River incident, a fire at a Wild
Turkey distillery in Kentucky caused about 17,000 gallons of bourbon to spill
into the Kentucky River near Frankfort.
The seven-mile slug of booze robbed the river of oxygen, killing just about
everything in it over a 66-mile stretch, including an estimated 228,000 fish.
LINK TO FULL ARTICLE: <A
Restocking brings emotional release
Some of the workers who hauled dead fish from river eagerly join
Day after day, week after week, James Miller went to White River to haul out
Sometimes he walked the river, netting the carcasses. In other places, the
river was so shallow he could drive a truck down the riverbed and pick them
Once, his boat was so full of rotting fish that perished during last winter's
White River fish kill that it sank.
link to full article: <A
Starnews.com | News</A>
Indianapolis, Indiana USA