Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries of the State of New York Volume 8, PT. 1975

Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries of the State of New York Volume 8, PT. 1975

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... bass, strawberry bass, rock bass, black bass, yellow perch, pike perch, or wall-eyed pike, and bull-heads, can be delivered at Rochester at any time during the winter months. Brook trout from February 20th to March 20th, and should be put in the small spring rivulets one and two feet wide, that supply the main stream. No man, while transporting fish, should go to sleep and allow them to be left alone while in the cans, as it will be sure death to the fish. All parties coming for fish will be given full directions how to manage them, and if they do, not follow the directions, they will be sure to lose them. A man may think he knows all about carrying fish, because he has carried a few minnows in a pail for fishing; but he will fail sure if he does not follow the directions to the letter. Six twelve-gallon cans filled with fish is all one man can take care of. Milk cans are used to carry all kinds of fish. A twelve-gallon milk can will hold 6,000 white fish or 4,000 salmon trout, or 5,000 brook trout, or from ten to twenty of the other fish above-named, according to their size. All communications must be addressed to the undersigned, and must describe particularly the waters to be stocked, giving their names, location and size, and stating whether the ponds have rocky or muddy bottoms, or have eel-grass, flags and pond lilies. The wall-eyed pike, rock bass, black bass, white fish and salmon trout are suited to clear waters with rocky bottoms, and Oswego bass, perch, strawberry bass and bull-heads will only live on muddy bottoms with flags and pond lilies. It should also be stated what kinds of fish are found in the lake. All fish should be deposited as near the head of the lake as possible, so they will not go into the outlet before they become..show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236672186
  • 9781236672186