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: Take caution when handling striped bass with lesions


juro
07-19-2012, 07:17 AM
If you encounter bass with red lesions, handle with extreme caution especially if you have cuts or scrapes on your skin. Most recommend gloves, and not keeping due to the risks while handling.

(photo New England Journal of Medicine)
http://www.wetwebmedia.com/DiseasePIX/NEJMSlideMmarinum.jpg

http://www.maine.gov/dmr/recreational/documents/mycoFAQ.pdf

tomd
07-27-2012, 10:52 AM
Thanks for the warning Juro