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Bois de Sioux fish kill linked to Lake Traverse outflow reduction

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FARGO - A fish kill on the Bois de Sioux River in July was caused by a chain-reaction that began when the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers cut outflows from Lake Traverse, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources official said Tuesday.

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When dead carp began piling up near Wahpeton, N.D., around the Fourth of July, the DNR collected dying fish and had them analyzed.

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