Re: Why kill them???
Originally Posted by lthrnk03
Having lived and grown up in WNY, their recommendation of not consuming fish from either Lake Erie or Lake Ontario is based on the pollution levels of the lake. Its been about 6 years since I moved down south, but last I remember the Dept Of Wildlife recommended eating only 1 fish per year (zero if you were pregnant) from either lake.
For the salmon, they reccommend only one meal per month...I believe, but for the trout, because they live much longer and have more time for the toxins (mainly mercury, lead, cadmium, etc.) to build-up, they recommend "no consumption".
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