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You never know what you will find in Echo Park Lake

Photo by Dean Decent

ECHO PARK — What the heck is that? That’s what Dean Decent was wondering  last week when he spotted this strange looking object being carted away by park workers.  According to workers,  the item, which is composed of numerous tubes sticking out from half of a plastic sphere – was “once used for fireworks.”  Well, probably not. Looks like it was a “fish attractor” that were installed a few years ago.  The artificial fish habitat  is now resting in a park dumpster.

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2 comments

  1. I’m not a fish, but I am very attracted to that.

  2. Yes, I watched them pull that out of the lake a few days ago. I believe it’s something they put in a few years ago (when the lake was re-habbed) to give fish protection from predators like Cormorants. My guess is that it became unmoored from the bottom and floated to the surface.

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