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March 15, 2012
Texas Drought Shuts Down Striped Bass Hatchery - 0
The never-ending Texas drought has struck again, and this time the unlikely victim is striped bass.
This from the Austin Statesman…
"Texas wildlife officials have closed one of the state's five fish hatcheries because of lack of water from the ongoing drought.
The 97 ponds at Dundee, where striped bass and hybrid striped bass are primarily produced, represent 34 percent of Texas' available capacity for freshwater fish production."