Fish Dropped From Plane to Restock Remote Utah Lakes

Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources has released footage of an airplane dumping fish from the air into a lake in the state’s Boulder Mountain region on July 6.

The video shows a small aircraft releasing the fish as part of efforts to restock 200 high-elevation lakes across the state.

“The airplane holds hundreds of pounds of water and can drop 35,000 fish in a single flight without reloading,” the agency said on Facebook.

“The fish are between 1-3 inches long, so they flutter down slowly to the water,” they said. Credit: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources via Storyful

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