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Record Wiper Caught from Des Moines River

August 30, 2005

DES MOINES, IOWA - Youa Lovan, of Pleasant Hill, caught a 19 pound, 10 ounce, wiper that measured 33 inches from the Des Moines River below Saylorville Monday morning. The fish is a new Iowa state record surpassing the previous record, which also came from the Des Moines River, by 11 ounces.

Iowa Wiper
Wipers are stocked in Saylorville Lake, among others, and are a hybrid cross between an ocean stripped bass and a white bass. Saylorville Lake empties into the Des Moines River. Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Martin Konrad verified the species and record.



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