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Lake Quitman’s Water Hyacinth Has Returned
First discovered in Lake Quitman in the fall of 2001, water hyacinth has been controlled by manual removal and herbicide applications. As a result of treatment efforts and drought, the species has not been observed in recent years during routine fisheries habitat surveys by Texas Parks and Wildlife Inland Fisheries staff. However, recent rains created heavy flows in the creek allowing hyacinth to be dispersed around the western portion of the lake.

Difficult to control due to its high rate of reproduction and the persistence of seed banks in the sediment, water hyacinth reproduces rapidly and can quickly cover large portions of a lake’s surface, blocking access for boaters, reducing dissolved oxygen available for fish and other aquatic organisms and generally impairing water quality.

Fisheries surveys at Lake Quitman continue to show that the lake contains a quality fishery for largemouth bass, crappie, channel catfish and a diverse sunfish community. Water hyacinth poses a threat to maintaining these important fisheries, and TPWD biologists want to control the spread of this aquatic nuisance.

 
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