Veronica Corbett

Veronica Corbett, area reservoir and lake biologist for AZGFD holds a White Amur Carp just before it is released into Little Rainbow Lake on April 20.

WHITE MOUNTAINS — How are fish in White Mountain lakes and streams affected by the Arizona drought? This is a question that our readers have been asking recently.

Despite the arrival of the monsoons, seasonal rain is not enough to reverse what the Arizona State Climate Office says is the 21st year of a long-term drought.

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lsingleton@wmicentral.com

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