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Two Rivers Trout Lake fish renovation completed

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Lake 5 at Two Rivers State Recreation Area has been renovated to remove unwanted species that invaded the lake during the 2019 spring flooding, which connected the lake to the Platte River. The 9-acre lake, commonly known as the Trout Lake, was treated Aug. 17 with rotenone, a toxicant used to eliminate fish. Biologists sampled multiple undesirable fish species during post-flood assessments, which led to poor water quality. Anglers should expect improved water quality and fishing conditions …

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Seward’s Independence Landing Pond to Be Renovated

LINCOLN – The elimination of the fish population at Independence Landing in Seward is scheduled for Feb. 2-3 as part of a renovation project by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The chemical rotenone will be applied to kill the fish in the 2-acre pond. The goal is to remove unwanted fish species, such as carp and bullhead, which entered the pond through flooding of the Big Blue River in 2014. These fish species are undesirable because they cause turbid …

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