Beaching disease found in North Platte

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Please note: This was an April Fool's Day joke.

Va Pescado, communications director of the National Wildlife Service, has confirmed that Beaching Disease, poisson d’Avril, has been detected in brown trout samples taken from the North Platte River.

Beaching Disease causes trout to beach themselves rather than the typical whirling found in the closely-related Whirling Disease.

Fortunately, Pisces Incorporated, of Minnetonka, Minn., has developed a gel that, when rubbed on the gills of potentially infected fish, completely cures the disease.

“We are working closely with local Game and Fis...

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