Fishing And Hunting Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-15


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FISHING AND HUNTING NOTES A new use has been found for scales of fish It is said the scales are used in the manufacture of glue and rubber boots bootsW W B Packlngham of San Antonio Tex caught recently a black bass of seven and threequarter pounds at Medina Lake Texas TexasAugust August 1 is the opening day for black bass in historic Lake George The minimum length is ten inches and the daily limit fifteen to a boat two or more persons fishing twentyfive fish fishGeorge George K Cherrie ornithologist and field natural ¬ ist has returned from Venezuela with a large col ¬ lection of birds for the American Museum Mr Cherrie has had a long and varied experience as a collector in South America making twentyeight expeditions into Topical America and visiting every country in theA southern continent except Chile Mr Chcrrie took his latest journey alone except for an attendant and lived for weeks at a time on the native diet of corn and goats milk His recent collection contains about 800 specimens of great variety and scientific interest interestThe The Anglers News contains an interesting article and table of big fish caught during the past season in England It gives a good idea of English fish and their weights The best specimens were Sal ¬ mon 48 pounds sea trout 11 pounds trout twelve pounds grayling 3 pounds 3 ounces pike 28 pounds carp 15 pounds 15 ounces carp crucian 2 pounds 14 ounces barbel 7i pounds roach 2 pounds 11 ounces perch 3 pounds bream 7 pounds 2 ounces dace 1 pound rudd 2 pounds tench 534 pounds chub 7 pounds 84 ounces eel 4 pounds 2 ounces and gudgeon 2 ounces

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