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Re: Zebra Mussels - Lakes

Originally Posted by benesailor View Post
.....Oneida Lake used to be muddy looking and one of the best walleye fisheries in the US. Now it is much cleaner and the walleye population has plummeted.
Good point. I was going to say that clear water is not always better water for every living organism. It depends on what's making it unclear.

For those that have never seen the finger lakes, you don't know what you are missing....
I agree. Spectacular scenery. As they were carved by glaciers, they are not only very deep, but the hills rise straight up from the water's edge. The largest two being roughly 40 miles long each. Gorgeous, but can make for some squirrely sailing, as the hills can either block or redirect the winds.

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