Iowa DNR
Iowa DNR Fish Kill Database

Fish Kill Event - Unnamed Tributary to Bohemian Creek

Protovin

Event ID
1000
Date of Kill
7/22/2020
Waterbody Type
Lake
Cause Origin
Unknown
Cause
Unknown - Anthropogenic Suspected
Mode
N/A
Magnitude
4 (5001 - 10,000 fish killed)
Estimated Fish Killed
5,628
Valuation
$949.19
Investigation Expenses
$1,390.86
County
Howard
ESD Field Office
FO 1
Fisheries Office
Decorah State Hatchery
LongDD
-92.08751
LatDD
43.21566
Created Date
8/10/2020 2:17:56 PM
Last Update
8/10/2020 2:46:56 PM
For more information about this fish kill event, contact the Field Office or Fisheries Office listed above.
Impacted Assessment Segments
Lat/Long uses WGS84 datum
Onsite Comments

Fisheries arrived on-site at 2pm conferring with Field Office and began determination of downstreamextent of kill and conducted fish counts. Staff counted and measured all dead fish over a half-mile distance until no dead fish werefound. As staff counted dead fish, they also counted numerous dead mussels and crawdads. Airplanes were actively spraying fields.

Species identifications were possible for all fish carcasses. We identified the following species in the kill extent: BrownTrout, Western Blacknose and Southern Redbelly Dace, White Sucker, Creek Chub, Johnny Darter, Black Bullhead, andStoneroller.