World Record Perch 6 lbs. 1/2 oz. out my perch pond today!

Submitted by Cecil Baird on 4/1/05 at 3:57 PM. ( ) 64.184.41.43

She's 19 1/2 inches and so puffed with eggs she looks like she's ready to blow up! I must have caught her at maximum weight just before she dropped her eggs. For those of you who don't know the eggs of a gravid female yellow perch can be up to 35 % of her body weight.

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April Fool's!

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HEY!...EH?

This response submitted by Doug on 4/1/05 at 4:55 PM. ( ) 64.18.236.131

Don't do that at dinner time Cecil. I opened this post while eating Chinese beef & broccoli and just about choked to death!(LMAO)


Your ok as long as it didn't come out your...

This response submitted by Craig on 4/1/05 at 8:14 PM. ( ) 66.66.226.122

NOSE!


Is that supposed to be funny Craig?

This response submitted by Cecil on 4/1/05 at 9:06 PM. ( ) 64.184.41.43

Or just insulting?


Better Watch it...

This response submitted by M.T. on 4/1/05 at 9:12 PM. ( ) 198.111.220.106

If that perch is that big, Then Doug will probably be down tomarrow. Or could it just be that april Fools thing. I'm sure that if you had a perch that size in your pond, doug would have told me about it, eh?


Doug is coming down next year

This response submitted by Cecil on 4/1/05 at 10:11 PM. ( ) 64.184.41.43

to do a "quality assurance check" to see if any of them are over 3 lbs. by then. He'll be checking the brooks this fall.


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