May 18, 2022

Fish kill investigated near Collins in Jasper County

COLLINS — A fish kill south of Collins near the Jasper-Polk County line is being investigated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

The fish kill was reported late Saturday morning along Wolf Creek. Approximately six miles of stream was affected and the kill consisted of smaller fish species.

Field testing did detect high amounts of ammonia along portions of the stream. Wolf Creek is a tributary of Indian Creek which did not appear to be affected.