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Evening Star February 24, 1924 Page 4 Newspaper column Field and Stream Perry Miller Many items related to fishing are included in the piece. Only that related to Lakeland is included here. An earlier edition of the column gave information on the bureau of fisheries in Lakeland. It gave a positive report of the results there from a small area of the fishery. G.C.Leech the head of the division of fish culture is promoting the purchase of the whole area which is seventy acres. The cost for this would be $100,000. A year ago eight crappie were placed in a six acre pond. In October 35,000 were retrieved measuring three to three and one half inches. With a larger facility it is predicted several hundred million bass, crappie and bluegill beam could be produced....

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