Sentence Examples

  • There have been caught in Walden pickerel, one weighing seven pounds--to say nothing of another which carried off a reel with great velocity, which the fisherman safely set down at eight pounds because he did not see him--perch and pouts, some of each weighing over two pounds, shiners, chivins or roach (Leuciscus pulchellus), a very few breams, and a couple of eels, one weighing four pounds--I am thus particular because the weight of a fish is commonly its only title to fame, and these are the only eels I have heard of here;--also, I have a faint recollection of a little fish some five inches long, with silvery sides and a greenish back, somewhat dace-like in its character, which I mention here chiefly to link my facts to fable.
  • However in catching 6 dace with a combined weight of 5lb 4oz I hope he excused me my excitement !
  • The first is on what are described as free risers which include dace, rudd and chub.
  • Not only do they catch barbel but also perch, big dace and roach to over a pound.
  • I started catching small dace and roach straightaway by fishing about 10 inches overdepth.

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