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Flooding hurts smelt in lakes Oahe, Sakakawea

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The bad news: Last summer's high water releases because of Missouri River flooding flushed a lot of smelt out of Lake Oahe in South Dakota and Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota.

Biologists call it entrainment, when fish are flushed through or over man-made structures such as dams.

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