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Eastern Sierra Hatchery Resumes Stocking Following Quarantine

CDFW News is pleased to announce that Hot Creek Hatchery is resuming the stocking of trout for recreational angling opportunities. The hatchery was recently placed under a temporary quarantine because of the discovery of a single fish infected with Lactococcus garvieae, the bacterial strain that led to closures of three other Southern California hatcheries last […]

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife Says Fish Disease Back at Hot Creek Trout Hatchery

Disease Outbreak at Hot Creek Trout Hatchery Halts Fish Planting by Mono County Facility [Déjà vu…all over again?] The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has suspended all fish planting from the Hot Creek Trout Hatchery in Mono County as a bacterial outbreak has been detected at the facility. Fish pathology experts have confirmed […]

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CDFW Euthanizes 3.2 Million Trout to Halt Bacteria Outbreak | Local Reaction

Just when you think the world could not get much weirder, it does. Fish Springs and Black Rock fish hatcheries in Inyo County have been hit with an outbreak of lactococcus garvieae. Initially quarantined in late June, the decision has been made to euthanize the fish. Hot Creek Hatchery has been inspected and cleared; its […]

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Bacterial Outbreak at CDFW Hatcheries Temporarily Halts Fish Stocking in Southern California

June 30, 2020 CDFG News hatcheries Several California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) fish hatchery facilities in the eastern Sierra and Southern California are battling a bacterial outbreak that has the potential to cause significant losses to both hatchery and wild fish populations. The outbreak of Lactococcus garvieae, which is similar to streptococcus, has sickened […]

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