June 4, 2021
Anglers Josh Cohn and Connor Lynch snapped a photo of the shortnose sturgeon they caught in the Potomac River at Fletcher’s Boathouse, keeping it in the water to prevent harm.
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Stormwater runoff from urban and suburban areas is the major, fastest-growing culprit today polluting the Potomac River.
On April 9, Connor Lynch, an angler fishing on the Potomac River near Fletcher’s Cove, hooked and released a shortnose sturgeon, a fish not seen in the river since 2007.