Cause of Lake McConaughy’s fish die-off ruled ‘inconclusive’

Almost 1,000 white bass have died at Lake McConaughy, officials say the cause of which remains 'inconclusive'.
Camping and fishing at Lake McConaughy SRA. Mark Dolan, gray stripes, Cortez, CO; Charles (no shirt), Shelly and Krista (girl) Nell; Jacob Livingston, White shirt. credit: NE Game and Parks.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- Nebraska Game and Parks announced the cause of a fish die-off at Lake McConaughy, the state’s largest reservoir, remains inconclusive.

Biologists are reportedly investigating the deaths of about 1,000 fish–99% of which were white bass.

Game and Parks encourages lake users to contact officials if they see stressed fish because testing can only be done on live fish.

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