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1889 Excerpt: ...upon which the current strikes with a force which
it would seem no animal could withstand. The largest 'example seen
would have weighed about one pound. The local name for the fish is
perch; and it i& considered one of the best of food fishes.
Localities: Ballard Slough, Harkness Slough, Bear Creek, Goose
Lake, Quincy Bay, Claus Lake, Willow Slough, Lily Lake, Broad Lake,
Wood Slough, Mississippi River. Family Serranida.e. Striped Bass,
Yellow Bass (Morone inierrupia, Gill). Young were frequent in
certain of the sloughs and lakes, but were not seen elsewhere. In
the northern part of Broad Lake and in small isolated pools above
it, they were quite common. Examples preserved vary from 1.75 inch
to 450 inches in length. Localities: Ballard Slough, Harkness
Slough, Goose Lake, Dead Man's Slough, Claus Lake, Willow Slough,
Lily Lake, Broad Lake. "white Bass, Eock Bass (roccus chrysops,
Raf.). This fine species was more abundant than the striped bass,
and ranged in a greater variety of situations. I saw it caught from
the swiftest current of the river. Only young ranging from 2 50 to
5 inches in length were found in the sloughs. It was nowhere common
except in the upper part of Broad Lake and in the pools which had
recently been in communication with it. Localities: Ballard Slough,
Bear Creek, Goose Lake, Dead Man's Slough, Moss Lake, Willow
Slough, Long Lake, Broad Lake, Wood Slough. Family Percid.e.
(perch.) Sadger, Jack Salmon (Stzosiiedion canadense, Smith). Young
frequent in lakes, varying from 3 to 5 inches in length. No adults
seen. Localities: Goose Lake, Claus Lake, Lily Lake, Long Lake,
Broad Lake. "wall-eyed Pike (SHzostedion vitrenm, Mitch.). Young
frequent in most of the sloughs and lakes; sometimes abundant.
Banged from 2.50 inches to ...
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