Fort McCoy News June 28, 2013

Fish consumption guidelines

LOST LAKE ON RANCH CREEK:

Women up to age 45 (child-bearing age) and children (under age 15)

May safely eat:
• One meal per week — bullheads, inland trout, yellow perch;

• One meal per month — bluegill and sunfish, catfish, crappies, pike, walleye, and all other species and sizes;

Do not eat: Largemouth bass larger than 21 inches, and muskies.

 

All men (15 and older) and older women (45 and older)

May safely eat:
• Unrestricted — bullheads, inland trout, yellow perch;

• One meal per week — bluegill and sunfish, catfish, crappies, pike, walleye, all other species and sizes;

• One meal per month — largemouth bass larger than 21 inches and muskies.

 

NORTH FLOWAGE:

Women up to age 45 (child-bearing age) and children (under age 15)

May safely eat:
• One meal per week — bluegill and sunfish, bullheads, inland trout, and yellow perch;

• One meal per month — black crappie, catfish, pike, walleye, and all other species and sizes;

Do not eat: Largemouth bass larger than 15 inches and muskies.

 

All men (15 and older) and older women (45 and older)

May safely eat:
• Unrestricted — bluegill and sunfish, bullheads, inland trout, and yellow perch;

• One meal per week — black crappie, catfish, pike, walleye, and all other species and sizes;

• One meal per month of largemouth bass larger than 15 inches and muskies.