18 Mile Creek (Burt Dam) Warning Issued over contamination

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – A new public health assessment from the New York State Department of Health warns people to stay away from the soil and sediment near Eighteen mile Creek in Niagara County.

Experts say touching and handling the soil around the creek could harm people’s health. The report also offers a stern message for fishermen to avoid eating any fish from the creek.

Learn more – Read the state’s report

 

 

Fish ID – Take A Few Seconds To Know

 

Is it a Brown Trout or Atlantic??? This is always a topic of discussion on the fishing forum’s and social media . Since the fall run is quickly approaching, here is a ID Chart from Sea Grant to help you identify them. To see the full ID chart from Sea Grant, click here.