Water line cut off at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, 52K trout killed

Water line cut off at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, 52K trout killed
The Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery lost $62,000 of trout when the water line was cut off.

(WTVM) - A reward is being offered for information about a Chattahoochee fish kill.

Officials at the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery say the main water line to the hatchery was cut off.

About 52,000 trout, worth $62,000, were killed as a result.

The Fannin County Sheriff's Office is now investigating.

The Hatchery's Friends group is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the fish kill.

Copyright 2018 WTVM. All rights reserved.