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Will Sunshine bass recapture Lake Apopka’s glory days?

By Rich McKay|Sentinel Staff Writer

APOPKA – Beware gizzard shad, finned scourge of Lake Apopka

The state has a hungry, hybrid superfish with pointy teeth. Its name is sunshine bass, and it’s going to eat you.

It’s all part of a state fish ranger’s plan to bring back the lake’s glory […]

February 11th, 2009|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Will Sunshine bass recapture Lake Apopka’s glory days?

Storm blamed for thousands of dead fish in Lake Apopka

Wes Smith – Orlando Sentinel Staff Writer

A major storm early this week churned up shallow water at the south end of Lake Apopka, killing several thousand fish.

The kill came just weeks after the state dumped nearly 200,000 sunshine-bass fingerlings in that […]

June 7th, 2008|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Storm blamed for thousands of dead fish in Lake Apopka
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