If you've been wondering recently why Tempe Town Lake smells like dead fish, there's a reason why -- all the dead fish.
It appears that the fish are dead tilapia that didn't survive the cold weather, and are now floating to the surface.
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Going back through the archives, we can see that dead fish have actually been the cause of the dead-fish smell near the lake in previous year.
Now, why it always smells like dead fish near the lake is another question.