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GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - JULY 22: Fish lay piled for sale in the fish market July 22, 2007 in Gaza City, in the Gaza Strip. According to an official in the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture, Israel allows Palestinians to fish no more than three kilometres of the coastline. (Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)

This is not something you hear about every day. Thousands of fish dropped from a plane. And it was all to restock a Utah lake. Hallelujah, it’s raining fish! A new video from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources shows a plane dropping thousands of fish into a lake. The move is to replenish waterways located in higher locations. A reported 35 thousand fish can be carried by a single plane.

Aerial Fish Stocking in Utah, July 2021

It's that time of year! If you see flying fish at Utah's remote waters, don't be alarmed. We stock high-elevation lakes aerially each summer. Because the fis...

The agency wrote on the Youtube video of the event, “We used to load fish into milk cans and we needed horses to get us into these remote areas. The aerial method of the stocking is much quicker and less stressful for the fish.”

Thousands of Fish Dropped From Plane to Restock Remote Utah Lakes

Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources has released footage of an airplane dumping fish from the air into a lake in the state's Boulder Mountain region on Jul...