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More dead fish reported at Falls Lake

Posted May 30, 2008

— State wildlife officials said Friday that  more than 1,400 fish were found dead in Falls Lake.

Officials said they believe the fish died of natural causes.

On Thursday, officials said 100 catfish were found dead.

The fish, which weighed about 1½ pounds each, were found near the Sandling Beach area at the lake.


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  • NC_VET May 30, 2008

    Wonder if it was shad?

  • PC is for Losers May 30, 2008

    They are probably used to drought water. Now they have so much more!

  • ncbowman May 30, 2008

    It's hard for me to believe 1400 fish or more died of natural causes all at once! Also catfish are extremely hardy fish and for 100 to die all at once is very suspicious to me.