e_moon60 (e_moon60) wrote,

Another fish picture

I took fish pictures in both Westbrook and the main creek today--this is the best one.  It's a minnow perhaps 2 inches in length--don't know what yet.

Westbrook above the rock crossing has baby fish in all sizes from <1/2 inch to ~4 inches.   The rock crossing is keeping water up in that area much longer than it used to last--it's not exactly a dam, but it slows the flow down.  Westbrook below the rock crossing is getting only a trickle through the rocks, and no longer flows all the way to the south fenceline.   I've seen only the tiniest fish there, all under an inch in length.  I haven't explored the full length of the stream from the crossing to the south fence, though.  We're supposed to get rain this coming week, which will preserve the "fishery" somewhat longer. 
Tags: fish, photography, wildlife

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