Eagle Lake strain of Rainbow trout in a raceway at Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery in Mount Shasta on  June 16, 2015. More than 200,000 rainbow trout suffocated in a matter of minutes Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at the American River Hatchery near Rancho Cordova due to an unexpected release of gunk from Folsom Dam that clogged water intakes
Eagle Lake strain of Rainbow trout in a raceway at Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery in Mount Shasta on June 16, 2015. More than 200,000 rainbow trout suffocated in a matter of minutes Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at the American River Hatchery near Rancho Cordova due to an unexpected release of gunk from Folsom Dam that clogged water intakes Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Eagle Lake strain of Rainbow trout in a raceway at Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery in Mount Shasta on June 16, 2015. More than 200,000 rainbow trout suffocated in a matter of minutes Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at the American River Hatchery near Rancho Cordova due to an unexpected release of gunk from Folsom Dam that clogged water intakes Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

More than 155,000 trout die at American River Hatchery

September 08, 2015 05:35 PM

UPDATED September 10, 2015 06:47 AM

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