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Advisory issued for walleye fish from Lyman Lake

Posted: 7:40 AM, Sep 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-13 13:40:13Z

State environmental officials are warning against consuming certain fish from a lake in Apache County.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department 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 are unaffected.

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