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Identifier: greaterindianapo01dunn (find matches)
Title: Greater Indianapolis ;the history, the industries, the institutions, and the people of a city of homes
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Dunn, Jacob Piatt, 1855-1924 Indianapolis Public Library United States. Work Projects Administration
Publisher: Chicago : The Lewis publishing company
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unds. - By rock bass lu means the big-moulhcil,black bass: by river bass the little-mouthed,black bass: bv perch the rock bass or redeye;by salmon the wall-eyed pike or pike-percli.The (piilliiack is the carp-sucker. .\s themarket for lish develo;>eil, young Hanway pro-cured a good-sized seine, with which he usedto take fish by wholesale. He says that oncein Morgan County, above the Cox dam, whenthe fish were running, he and his brother Samat one haul seined twelve barrels of fish, andthei-c were thirty fish that averaged, undressed,ten ))ounds each. They were mostly bass andsalmon, but there were also large redhorse.white i)erch, (piillbacks and ordinary suckers.Koberl Duncan tells of seeing a haul with aseine at (!onners Hole, near (onners Sla-tinn at which a large wagon-load of lish wastaken, and the fishermen threw away a ))ile ofgars as large as a haycock. It i> a pity thai tlif -Xnrs. .\ugus( !l, IS^!).■./(iiinnil. Septelliber ..). 1S^ 68 HISTORY OP GREATER INDIANAPOLIS.
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HISTOEY OF GKEAIEU i.NDlAXAPOLIS. C9 gars were not cxtenninatod, but tlicre are still afew in the river. On a bright day they mayoften be seen in Riverside Pari<, liasking at thetop of the water below the bluU ;it Eniniericlrsgrove. Some of the other varieties that werecommon in the river then are seldom taken atIndianapolis or higher up the river now, andhave not been for thirty years or more, prob-ably on aceount of the pollution of the riverby sewage at this point. One of these is thewhite perch—commonly known as the sheeps-head or fresh-water drum on the great lakes,and as the croaker, or crocus in northern In-diana—but it is still common below Waverly.Another is the pike-perch, or wall-eyed pike,which is found in the river below, and in theWabash and its other tributaries. In 190-4,there were 900,000 of the fry of this fish placedin the river at Riverside Park, in the hopethat this would permanently stock the stream,at least from that point up. The expense of manufactured

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