Cruel twist as much-needed rain turns NSW river to 'tomato soup', killing thousands of fish
Dubbo fish kill won't be the last as drought, fire raise extinction risk, ecologists warn
A renowned angler says a mass fish kill in the parched Macquarie River in New South Wales this week left the waterway looking like "tomato soup."
Tens of thousands of fish of all sizes and species are estimated to have perished near Dubbo, in the state's west, after much-needed rain washed sediment into the river, causing dissolved oxygen levels to drop rapidly.
Fisher Matt Hansen said he was staggered b