By Marc Kloker
MT FWP Region 6 

FWP removing goldfish from a private pond near Zortman


September 29, 2021

Invasive goldfish from a private pond near Zortman. Courtesy Photo.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will be using the chemical rotenone to remove invasive goldfish from an unnamed private pond on upper CK Creek, approximately one mile from Zortman. Rotenone will be applied to the pond on September 21, and the chemical will remain in the water and slowly degrade for four-five weeks.

Signs will be placed around the pond and at nearby access locations, including the Square Butte Block Management Area (BMA). FWP encourages recreationists and their pets to stay away from the pond until the signs are removed. FWP will monitor the pond for several weeks until t...

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