Gone Fishin'

Courtesy photo

Jeff Seifrig went on a management fishing expedition with Todd and Lesley Toby on a private pond on Memorial Day weekend. They cleaned out several quick and young bass to produce big bass. Seifrig ended up with a 1 lb. 7 oz. redear sunfish (left) and a 1 lb. 11 oz. bluegill, both on a private pond. The threesome ended the day with about 60 fish. While impressive catches, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the state record for redear is 3 lbs. 10 oz. by C.R. Peckman on a pond in Brown County in 1974, and the record for bluegill is 3 lbs. 4 oz. by Harold L. Catey on a pond in Greene County in 1972.

Gone Fishin’, which features photos of area fishermen and their catch of the day locally, is published periodically in The Herald during fishing season. To submit a picture of your prized catch, email a high-quality photo to sports@dcherald.com. Be sure to include your name, hometown, where the fish was caught and other details, including its size and weight. We will run the photos as space permits.




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