The county recently completed its long-planned work to restore Hunters Lake, much to the pleasure of waterfront homeowners and those who appreciate the lake’s exceptional bass fishing.
The restoration employed aquatic harvesters that scooped up and removed 15.5 acres of floating islands of vegetation called tussocks. They were not benign patches of grass, but massive mats of moving obstructions that prevented boats from accessing the county’s largest lake. It measures 430 acres when the water is high.
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