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Lake: Square Top Lakes

Square Top Lakes Whirling disease?

Post By: ColoBix      Posted: 7/13/2017 2:57:20 PM     Points: 164    
Was gonna head to Square Top Lakes in the Pike National Forest, but read the fish were wiped out by whirling disease around 2014/2015. Anyone been in the last year or two that can confirm or refute this? Looks like they held some nice cutthroats at one point.
 Reply by: riper69      Posted: 7/13/2017 3:08:23 PM     Points: 3811    
Not square tips but silver dollar. Fished all day and didn't even see a fish jump. Talked to the DOW officer during last hunting season and said they fish killed it. Takes a couple years for the whirling disease to die. So if that's all correct next summer silver dollar squat tops and the rest should be stocked.
That info came from a biologist that works for the division of wildlife.
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