Fish kill closes Lea Lake

July 30, 2011 • Local News

Lea Lake at Bottomless Lakes State Park will be closed until further notice after thousands of sunfish died in the water and were washed ashore Friday morning, officials say.

The cause of the fish kill is unknown at this point, says Park Superintendent Joe Kasuboski, though he says the Department of Game and Fish ruled out golden algae, which is toxic to fish, as the potential killer after water samples were examined for a preliminary analysis.

“They’ve dealt with it a lot,” Kasuboski said, referring to the fact Login to read more

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