Yellow Perch Breaks World Ice-Fishing Mark

Category: press release

 Jan 20th, 2015 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified Jan 20th, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Whopper Yellow Perch Breaks World Ice-Fishing Mark
When 12-year-old Tia Wiese landed a behemoth yellow perch last March on Idaho’s Cascade Lake, she hoped it would break the state record. But little did the Eagle, Idaho, angler know her 2-pound, 11.68-ounce jumbo would eventually shatter a world ice fishing benchmark as well.

Tia’s perch measured a whopping 15.5 inches long, with a 12.75-inch girth. It was recently confirmed by the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a record in the ice-fishing tipup category.

Read more in In Fisherman here: http://www.in-fisherman.com/panfish/idaho-girl-ices-world-record-perch/#ixzz3PH4xQsvA

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