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How Much Does Your Fish Weigh?

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How much does your fish weigh?

SPECIES

Formula

Striped Bass

Length x Length x Length

2,200

Walleye

Yellow Perch

Length x Length x Length

2,700

Northern Pike

Chain Pickerel

Length x Length x Length

3,500

American Shad

Hickory Shad

Length x Length x Girth

1,650

Sunfish

Scup

Length x Length x Length

1,200

Largemouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass

Black Sea Bass

Length x Length x Girth

1,200

Trout

Weakfish

Bluefish

Length x Girth x Girth

700

All fish are measured from tip of snout
to end of tail (total length).

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Total Length

HOW-TO-MEASURE-A-FISH.eps

A = length; B = girth (girth is the greatest distance around the body)

Example:

A 30 inch striped bass weighs approximately 12 pounds.

30" x 30" x 30"

=

12.3 pounds

2,200

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