Big Mesopotamia Salmon, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-18


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BIG MESOPOTAMIA SALMON Writing to tlie Anglers News of London Col n Fi Ewirt D S O from Bagdad reports the takinc in the Euphrates river Mesoptamla of the local salmon of the following weight Seventysis pounds 98 pounds 118 pounds 45 pounds t1O pounds length G feet 11 inches girth 45J Inches 5U pounds f 2 pounds fll poluds GO pounds and 4 pounds Ht also got a fish called the shnliit which scaled 15 pounds The ttotal bag for iiiiie days fishing was 8S3 pounds It is Interesting to note that Colonel Kwart effected Ills ruptures on nil 8 foot greenheart rod presented to him by lie Ketl Cross at Bagdad Tlie buit used was rose essence or orflower flower esscwtf ana bran njlxea

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