Thousands of fish dead in Murray County lake

Thousands of fish dead in Murray County lake

June 25th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

CHATSWORTH, MURRAY COUNTY, GA - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is investigating why several thousand fish have died in one Murray County lake.

Georgia DNR biologists say they've been getting complaints since Saturday from boaters, fishers and swimmers on Carter's Lake.

It doesn't take long to spot fish belly up on Carter's lake. Silver sprinkles cover the blue water from end to end.

"Dead fish just floating, I just wondered what was causing it," boater Jana Manous said.

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