Testing shows elevated mercury levels in Arizona lake walleye
PHOENIX – Arizona environmental and wildlife officials have warned against consuming certain fish from a lake in Apache County.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department and Department of Environmental Quality issued an advisory Wednesday discouraging eating walleye caught at Lyman Lake.
According to officials, a recent test of fish tissue shows signs of elevated levels of mercury.
However, fishing, bird watching, swimming and other activities at the lake were unaffected.