Striped Bass http://wfae.org en Lake Norman Fishing Guide Weighs In On PCB Advisory http://wfae.org/post/lake-norman-fishing-guide-weighs-pcb-advisory <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you fish on Lake Norman, you may have heard about a new warning this week from state and county health officials. They advise most people not to eat striped bass from the lake more than once a week, and for pregnant women and children to avoid the fish altogether. It’s because they’ve detected PCB’s in the fish. These chemicals, once common industrial lubricants, were banned in 1979 because they were found to cause birth defects and to be a likely cause of cancer. PCB’s have been a problem in other bodies of water for years, but this is the first warning about them in Lake Norman.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So we called Captain Gus Gustafson. He’s been taking people fishing on Lake Norman for more than 20 years.</span></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:21:30 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 25173 at http://wfae.org Lake Norman Fishing Guide Weighs In On PCB Advisory