Saratoga Lake project declared a success

WGFD deems roteneon project a success, will restock lake in spring 2023


December 8, 2022

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has declared success in completing a rotenone project to remove illegally-stocked yellow perch from Saratoga Lake.

According to a press release from the game and fish department, approximately 14,000 pounds of rotenone were applied to Saratoga Lake in mid-September. In October, fisheries biologists held two different sampling events at the lake to see if any fish remained. After 10 days without catching a single fish, biologists deemed the project complete.

“It went well. We did not catch any fish, which is awesome,” said Laramie Region Fisheries Su...

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