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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — One local neighborhood is getting “catfished.”


Tens of thousands of catfish are washing up around the shores of Lake Harney as floodwaters recede from Hurricane Ian.

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Residents said the smell is unbearable, and they’re worried about walking around the area.

The Fish and Wildlife Commission has a hotline for fish kills and plans to send biologists to figure out why the fish died.

However, the carcasses will be left to nature.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.