Fish Ladder Installed at Rogers Lake in Old Lyme, CT

Fish Ladder Installed at Rogers Lake in Old Lyme, CT
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CTPost.com: Everything’s ready for migratory alewives to return to Rogers Lake in Old Lyme [CT] for the first time in several hundred years. The gleaming new concrete-and-steel fish ladder’s open, the water’s flowing through it and electronic fish counter is poised to start clicking away.

Now it’s up to the fish to find their way there.

“I think it’s just a matter of time,” Steve Gephard, head of the Inland Fisheries Division of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, said Thursday as he crouched next to the 20’ ladder, beside the chamber housing the counter.

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