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State Issue Advisories On Eating Lake And River Fish
 
By Mike Bolton
Posted Tuesday June 26 2018, 12:46 PM
 
The annual ADPH fish consumption advisories warn anglers what fish may not be safe to eat.
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The Alabama Department of Public Health has issued its annual fish consumption advisories based on tests conducted on 36 bodies of waters across the state.

The listing below does not specifically show where on the body of water the tests were conducted, nor does it explain if the advisory is a no consumption advisory or a limited consumption advisory. That information can be found at www.alabamapublichealth.gov. Here are the ADPH findings:



Tennessee Basin

Bear Creek in Colbert County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Bear Creek Reservoir in Franklin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Big Nance Creek in Lawrence County—Largemouth bass (mercury)

Cedar Creek Reservoir in Franklin County—Largemouth bass (mercury)

Flint Creek in Morgan County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Little Bear Creek Reservoir in Franklin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Town Creek in Marshall County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Upper Bear Creek Reservoir in Marion County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Widows Creek in Jackson County—Largemouth bass (mercury).



Escatawpa/Tombigbee/Mobile Basin

Bay Minette Creek in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Bayou Sara in Mobile County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Big Creek Reservoir Mobile County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Bilbo Creek in Washington County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Bon Secour River in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Chickasaw Creek in Mobile County—All species (mercury).

Cold Creek Swamp in Mobile County—All species (mercury).

Cowpen Creek in Baldwin County—All species (mercury).

Escatawpa River in Mobile County—Channel catfish, largemouth bass, spotted bass (mercury).

Fish River in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Fowl River entire river in Mobile County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Magnolia River in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Mobile Bay in Mobile County—All species (mercury).

Polecat Creek in Baldwin County—All species (mercury).

Sipsey River in Greene County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Tensaw River in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Tombigbee River in Washington County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Tombigbee River in Washington County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Turkey Branch in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).



Black Warrior/Cahaba Basin

Binion Creek in Tuscaloosa County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Cahaba River in Perry County—Spotted bass (mercury).

Inland Lake in Blount County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Lake Catoma in Cullman County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Smith Lake in Cullman County—Largemouth and spotted bass (mercury).

Lake Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa County—Largemouth bass (mercury).



Alabama/Coosa/Tallapoosa Basin

Choccolocco Creek in Calhoun and Talladega counties—All species (PCBs).

Claiborne Reservoir in Monroe County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Coosa River in St. Clair and Talladega counties—Striped bass (PCBs)

Lay Lake in St. Clair County—Spotted bass (mercury).

Lake Logan Martin Reservoir in St. Clair and Talladega counties—Striped bass (PCBs).

Sugar Creek in Tallapoosa County —Largemouth bass (mercury).

Thurlow Lake in Elmore County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Yates Reservoir in Tallapoosa County—Largemouth bass (mercury).



Perdido-Escambia/Choctawhatchee/Pea/Chipola/Chattachoochee Basin

Barbour Creek in Barbour County —Largemouth bass (mercury).

Big Escambia Creek in Escambia County—Largemouth and spotted bass (mercury).

Blackwater River in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Chattahoochee River in Houston County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Choctawhatchee River in Geneva County—Largemouth bass, spotted bass (mercury).

Cowikee Creek to Chattahoochee River—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Lake Jackson in Covington County —Largemouth bass (mercury).

Lake Shelby Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Murder Creek in Escambia County —Largemouth bass, spotted bass (mercury).

Perdido River in Baldwin County—All species (mercury).

Point A Reservoir in Covington County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Sepulga River in Escambia County —All species (mercury).

Styx River in Baldwin County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Uchee Creek in Russell County—Largemouth bass (mercury).

Yellow River in Covington County —Largemouth bass, spotted bass (mercury).

Alabama Gulf Coast

The coast off of Baldwin and Mobile counties—King mackerel over 39 inches (mercury).
 
 
 
 
 
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