A Sink Full of Tasty Tidbits

 

After a two-week break from fishing, to recover from the 4 days in a row fishing and feeling out of sorts from an infected tooth that he had pulled, David headed off to the ponds to do some fishing yesterday. Yes, I gave him his kiss for luck and it is continuing to work.

He brought home another nice bucket of fish. He dumped it into the sink before I had a chance to take a picture of the bucket o’ fish, so it became a sink full of fish.

 

 

I then separated them by species and took photos of them. He caught this lone crappie. This is the first crappie he has caught in all the years fishing at these ponds. He usually gets over excited and misses them. Their mouth is thin-skinned, so I think he pulls the hook right through the mouth when he tries to set the hook. This time he was patient and did not jerk the pole to hard to set the hook.  It was a nice 11 inches long.

 

He caught a nice mess of perch, nine in total.

 

He caught the limit of 5 catfish a day.

 

He filleted all the fish out. Even the catfish this time, he usually leaves ones this size whole, removing head, tail, and fins then skins them. That is why this was a sink full of tasty tidbits. 😀

2 comments on “A Sink Full of Tasty Tidbits

  1. PERCH? WOW – is your fishing hole stocked? We used to catch perch when I was a kid, but since have been told they were gone except for stocked ponds/lakes. One of my best memories was our Friday night fish fry – perch of course. Then I would take the Bull Heads – but only in season. By fall they usually get grainy. Nice catch, thank you for sharing, and for the wonderful memories!!

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    • It is the cities water reservoir for use in watering the parks and baseball fields. At some point they must have stocked it with several species. Now they only stock trout and catfish.

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