Whirling Disease Found in Hatchery Trout Stocked in Five Western Maryland Streams

The Capital ran an article titled; Whirling Disease in Trout Bought for Stocking following a Maryland DNR press release about the Whirling disease infected stocked fish. All told, fish were stocked in five Western Maryland streams.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources said whirling disease has been found in a delivery of 8,000 trout stocked in several western Maryland streams. The department announced Thursday that DNR staff stopped stocking on May 11 after suspicious behavior was observed in fish being placed in the North Branch Delayed Harvest Area, Evitts Creek, Jennings Run and Sidling Hill Creek.

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