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 Posted: Wed Feb 21st, 2018 05:36 am
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What dams and rivers in KZN can you eat the fish that come out of them? Thanks in advance.

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 Posted: Fri Feb 23rd, 2018 06:08 am
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How do you find out if the fish are safe to eat? Are fish from waters in the KZN midlands safer to eat? Is there any way to prepare fish that greatly reduces heavy metals or other toxins from it if present?

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 Posted: Mon Feb 26th, 2018 07:57 am
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Cant anyone offer any advice on the subject?

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 Posted: Mon Feb 26th, 2018 09:03 am
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If you can find a stream with no human settlement or factories along its banks it "should" be safe to eat.

Cooking the fish really well should kill most bacteria but heavy metals and toxic chemicals wont be removed through cooking.

Me personally wont eat a freshwater fish as all our rivers and dams are full of sewage never mind all the other toxins dumped by factories.

So in short a clear berg stream that has a trout or 2 I guess you can try your luck ,but the bigger dams/ rivers I will stay away from.

That said ALLOT of people eat fish out of all the dams and rivers and they are still alive. So it comes down to is it worth the risk?

Is there a easy way of telling what you can or cant eat? No.

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 Posted: Mon Feb 26th, 2018 12:42 pm
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Thanks. I thought so but it's good to get confirmation from other people.

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