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The annual winter fish kill is underway at Thurmond Lake

...degrees and can suffer massive mortality if water temperatures reach the low 40s," said Army Corps of Engineers fisheries biologist Jamie Sykes. "Huge die-offs of threadfins within the lake itself have been documented in most states in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-01-31/annual-winter-
Georgia angler Ed Lepley ties his state white bass record

...in the boat's bait tank until it could be taken to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources office, where fisheries biologist Ed Bettross weighed it on certified scales.The 19.74-inch fish yielded an official weight of 3 pounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-03-13/georgia-angler
Palmetto Pipeline could help fund some projects

...FLY FISHERS MEET: The CSRA Fly Fishers will meet Monday at 7 p.m., at the River Island Clubhouse in Evans. Fisheries biologist Ed Bettross, of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will discuss DNR activities in the Augusta area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-02-21/palmetto-pipeline-could-
Hatchery a lab for hybrid bass

...Frankenfish if you like. But senior fisheries biologist Bob Rees is no mad scientist...said Tom Meronek, another fisheries biologist. "This is where we do it...he said. Jerry Germann, a fisheries biologist in Thomson, Ga., helps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/02/fis_285632.shtml
Fishing
South Carolina produces one billion stripers

...South Carolina Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist and his Dennis Center hatchery staff. "If you...Carolina in 1969, Curtis followed him to work as a fisheries biologist. The Bayless Striped Bass Hatchery at St. Stephen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/20/oth_264083.shtml
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Fire ants putting the bite on ponds' bream, tiny bass

...spring, some pond owners reported fish kills to fisheries biologist Jerry Germann, who works out of the Thomson office...of the dams and make the ponds deeper," said fisheries biologist Jerry Germann. "Main work is to replace rusting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/14/oth_230897.shtml
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'Bubble' collapse could be deadly

...of a lack of dissolved oxygen, according to a fisheries biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources...Bettross said Savannah District Corps of Engineers fisheries biologist Jamie Sikes checks water quality in the lake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/24/fis_541897.shtml
Fishing
Fewer big bas found in lake

...trend in 1999 that was repeated again this year, said Ed Bettross, a Georgia Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. "On average, the fish are smaller," he said. "It's the lowest size structure we've seen in a decade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/24/oth_297651.shtml
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Catfish increase in Thurmond Lake

...Bettross, a Georgia department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. The study involves using the chemical rotenone...Reggie Weaver, the state's Gainesville District fisheries biologist. "They eat mainly berries, nuts and plants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/17/ent_236245.shtml
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Catfish increase in Thurmond Lake

...Bettross, a Georgia department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. The study involves using the chemical rotenone...Reggie Weaver, the state's Gainesville District fisheries biologist. "They eat mainly berries, nuts and plants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/16/ent_236148.shtml
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