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#5752802 - 01/23/11 05:50 PM Eating fish from Lake Worth???
Bigbobdallas52 Offline
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Registered: 04/11/10
Posts: 434
Loc: Irving TX
Is it still unsafe to eat the fish from Lake worth just curious food
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#5752821 - 01/23/11 05:55 PM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: Bigbobdallas52]
D.D.R. Offline
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Registered: 03/27/10
Posts: 2989
Loc: Lubbock


Edited by ddr225 (01/23/11 05:58 PM)
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#5753149 - 01/23/11 07:22 PM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: D.D.R.]
hornedfrog Offline
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Registered: 03/13/10
Posts: 805
Loc: Crowley, TX
Bob...I spoke to the game officer over there this fall and he said the levels of pollutants in the fish and lake are getting closer and closer to being acceptable---however it is still not safe to eat them. Years ago all the muck from those airport runways and jet fuel was draining into the lake from the base over there. I am suprised there arent any mutant catfish with five eyes in the lake with double dorsal fins!
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#5754032 - 01/23/11 10:04 PM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: hornedfrog]
*Mr. Fabulous* Offline
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Registered: 04/18/10
Posts: 8507
Loc: Burleson, Tx.
they changed the ban to consumption advisory last year or yr before and just recently said sandbass and crappie (fish with shorter life spans) are ok to eat....but I ain't eating them.....
but there was one old man a few times who took my catches and I said they have PCBs and cause cancer and he said "He77 I already got cancer so i'll eat them.."


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#5754515 - 01/24/11 06:48 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: *Mr. Fabulous*]
aclaimsman Offline
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Registered: 09/26/03
Posts: 1456
Loc: Fort Worth, TX

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#5754572 - 01/24/11 07:12 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: aclaimsman]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 5118
Loc: Fort Worth
Did you notice that they didn't say anything about white bass?

DSHS did not find elevated levels of contaminants in samples of common carp, freshwater drum, largemouth bass or white crappie collected from Lake Worth.
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#5754613 - 01/24/11 07:26 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: BrianTx01]
Jedi-Ninja Offline
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Registered: 08/22/10
Posts: 1024
I just don't understand why this topic keeps coming up. If you fish Lake Worth you are within 1 hour of a dozen lakes that DON'T have a consumption ban. With all the [censored] that gets in our bodies from processed food, air and water why would you want to add to that by eating fish that are known to have dangers. I guess we can consider it natural selection.

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#5754829 - 01/24/11 08:42 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: Jedi-Ninja]
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Registered: 03/25/10
Posts: 8576
Loc: Haslet tx
Seems like this topic comes up every month or two

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#5755233 - 01/24/11 10:21 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: Jedi-Ninja]
chuckwagon Offline
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Registered: 04/01/03
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Originally Posted By: Jedi-Ninja
I just don't understand why this topic keeps coming up. If you fish Lake Worth you are within 1 hour of a dozen lakes that DON'T have a consumption ban. With all the [censored] that gets in our bodies from processed food, air and water why would you want to add to that by eating fish that are known to have dangers. I guess we can consider it natural selection.



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#5755447 - 01/24/11 11:07 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: chuckwagon]
hookem horns(Keith) Offline
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Registered: 07/26/09
Posts: 2934
Loc: Mansfield , TX
Its a conspiracy!!!!!!!! the only way they could turn a Metro lake into a trophy maker is to make up something about the polution in the water and fish! I say eat what ever you want! We are all going to die eventually and only God knows when. IMHO....a few slightly tainted catfish filets are not going to make much of a difference! flush barf thumb
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#8408242 - 01/03/13 11:24 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: Bigbobdallas52]
Bassman420 Offline
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Registered: 09/21/12
Posts: 113
Loc: Ft. Worth
I'm killin the crappie out there,I've ate some so I will post in a couple of years and let ya know where my health is, there are some monster crappie out there.

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#8408254 - 01/03/13 11:27 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: Jedi-Ninja]
DAMFISHERMAN™ Offline
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Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 4516
Loc: Las Colinas
Originally Posted By: Jedi-Ninja
I just don't understand why this topic keeps coming up. If you fish Lake Worth you are within 1 hour of a dozen lakes that DON'T have a consumption ban. With all the [censored] that gets in our bodies from processed food, air and water why would you want to add to that by eating fish that are known to have dangers. I guess we can consider it natural selection.
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#8408361 - 01/03/13 11:53 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: Bigbobdallas52]
catfishguy85 Offline
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Registered: 05/28/12
Posts: 1517
Loc: grapevine, tx
Way to dig up a 2 year old thread lol
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#8411454 - 01/04/13 02:26 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: hookem horns(Keith)]
Angler in Training Offline
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Registered: 11/11/11
Posts: 742
Loc: Ft.Worth
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Originally Posted By: hookem horns(Keith)
Its a conspiracy!!!!!!!! the only way they could turn a Metro lake into a trophy maker is to make up something about the polution in the water and fish! I say eat what ever you want! We are all going to die eventually and only God knows when. IMHO....a few slightly tainted catfish filets are not going to make much of a difference! flush barf thumb
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#8411467 - 01/04/13 04:09 AM Re: Eating fish from Lake Worth??? [Re: catfishguy85]
young cat Offline
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Registered: 01/17/11
Posts: 5388
Loc: midland tx
Originally Posted By: catfishguy85
Way to dig up a 2 year old thread lol
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