JRBerkhous stocks record numbers of fish 1915
FISHING SEASON MOST E ¡Shipment From Torreadale | Closes Hatchery’s Biggest i Year ♦2.000.000 PERCH PUCED river from name, the Sportsmen report the most successful successful fishing season on record, due I0j the fact that millions of fry have been planted by state hatcheries. The To resdale butchery, recognized as a lead er in the propagation of fish, Sunday made ita la»t shiiitueut for the year, seudirg 45 ,'X*u,'mh) yellow perch try to various stations along the tjchuyl- kill. ihu Susquehanna ami their tribit* tur * 6^ lu the year jnsi closing all j in the ¡date have been well stocked. The “plants” have included 7,500,000 young Susquehanna salmon, for the which they take their Schuylkill and smaller a a streams in the astern part of the »tafo. Sportsmen from alls©«*tiouH of state hnve appealed to Fish Comm teal oner Duller to deposit thi» saimon, or pike perch, in their sU’earo». If is one of the gamest of catches for anglers, and te superior to bass for food. Iu the upper Delaware 6,400,000 shad fry have been pluued near the Delaware Delaware Water Gap. where they propagated propagated before tlie days of dams and pollution pollution of streams. Another reason fox- depositing them iu the upper Delaware —according to Superintendent Berkhous, Berkhous, of the Torresdalo hatchery, is that they may nor be preyed upon by cannibal flch, such a« eels and uiln nows, which belong to the dogfish fam lly. Other deposits mode by the hatchery are 5000 adult catfish. 60.000 catfish yearling», 60,000 sunfisb, 50,000 frogs and hundreds of thousands of goldfish for public schools, State institutions und hospitals.