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Lost Lake loon beats long odds

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The Okanogan Highlands provide some of the best loon-nesting habitat in the state, with rich wetlands at the lake’s edge providing ideal conditions for floating mat nests.

Lost Lake is no exception, producing more loon chicks on record than any other lake in the state. Unfortunately, this year, a fishing tackle jig became embedded in the tongue of the male loon at Lost Lake. “This may have been caused by ingesting a fish on an active fishing line,” says Ginger…

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