Stop VHS Fish Virus - Disinfect All Ballast Water Now !
A deadly fish virus is spreading westward across the Great Lakes...
VHS virus fish kill at Lorraine, Ohio in 2006


  • Please contribute to our legal
    fund set up for the specific
    purpose of insuring a rigorous
    defense of our great Lake
    Superior fisheries resource

Mail tax-deductible contributions
earmarked “VHS Project” to:

Izaak Walton League of America
McCabe Chapter
P. O. Box 3063
Duluth, MN 55803

Or, non-deductible contributions
earmarked “VHS Project” to:

Save Lake Superior Association
P.O. Box 101
Two Harbors, MN 55616

  • The virus is named Viral
    Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS)

  • The VHS virus kills both sport and
    rough fish species

  • Lake Superior is currently free of the

  • The fish virus and other invasive
    aquatic species are carried in ships’
    ballast water

  • Lake Superior will soon be infected if
    all ballast water is not disinfected

  • Equipment and disinfectants are
    both affordable and readily available
    for installation on all carriers
    entering Lake Superior

  • Laws are in place to prevent the
    spread of this virus using

  • Izaak Walton League of America and
    Save Lake Superior Association will
    take legal action against the
    responsible federal or state
    agencies for failing to enforce these
    laws if necessary
Freshwater Drum fish kill on Lake St. Clair
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