Finnon Lake revived; stocked with additional fish
... In early October, members of the Mosquito Volunteer Firefighters Association and the Georgetown and El Dorado Resource Conservation districts put the finishing touch to a two-year-long project. Finnon Lake, south of Georgetown, was restocked with fish after seismic studies by the California State Division of Safety deemed that the embankment for the lake and dam were unsafe.
... Before the lake was drained to reconstruct the dam, fish, turtles and crayfish were “rescued” and placed in a coffer dam. As the lake water level rose, the animals spread out throughout the rest of the lake.
The most recent stocking was of red-eared sunfish, but the lake also harbors bluegill, trout and bass. “We created topographical and structural habitat for the fish,” said Egbert. This was the first live fish stocking since the dam was completed and the first step in generating more fish into the lake... http://www.mtdemocrat.com/news/finnon-lake-revived-stocked-with-additional-fish/