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Rio Grande Perch in pond - Are they good to eat? #13588612 06/09/20 04:11 PM
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Apparently birds have brought in Rio Grande perch into our 12 acre pond.

My nephew's friend caught one a top water lure.

Are they good to eat?? I do believe that we need to remove them as much as possible from the pond.

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Re: Rio Grande Perch in pond - Are they good to eat? [Re: ChristopherWayne] #13588923 06/09/20 08:46 PM
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They are good to eat. Taking them out is a personal preference, depending on your management goals for the pond.

Re: Rio Grande Perch in pond - Are they good to eat? [Re: ChristopherWayne] #13699028 09/13/20 04:22 AM
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Love catching those Rio Grande Cichlids. hooked Great fighters! boxing


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Re: Rio Grande Perch in pond - Are they good to eat? [Re: ChristopherWayne] #13699258 09/13/20 02:20 PM
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Good to eat and provides diversity of forage. I'd like to have some in my ponds but so far they haven't taken hold in East Texas.

Re: Rio Grande Perch in pond - Are they good to eat? [Re: ChristopherWayne] #13708226 09/22/20 08:17 PM
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Rios are cool.

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