Are the fish in Lake Nighthorse safe to eat?

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Are the fish in Lake Nighthorse safe to eat?

Time will tell how mercury affects aquatic life
Clayton Morris, 8, of Redmesa, tries to reel in a rainbow trout during the “First to Fish” kids-only fishing event March 31 at Lake Nighthorse. Health experts say fish in Lake Nighthorse are safe to eat.
Jerry McBride/Durango Herald file

Because fish in Lake Nighthorse are stocked, biologist don’t believe fish there will bioaccumulate mercury like they do in other reservoirs around Southwest Colorado.
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