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Schooling white perch often hit two lures tied to the same line, like these caught Wednesday.
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A boat trolling at Wilson Reservoir.
Dale Hines holds a striper, possibly Wilson's best-known species of fish. The guide would rather fish for white perch if the action is slow on stripers.
Dale Hines operates a guiding service from his home, overlooking Wilson Reservoir. As well as great fishing, Wilson is known as one of the prettiest lakes in Kansas.
Dale Hines with a healthy white perch, a fish he likes to catch because of fast action and flavorful fillets.
Dale Hines went looking for white perch Wednesday morning, and enjoyed stripers when they came along.
Fishing in about 35 feet of water, Dale Hines usually enjoys great action on white perch with a few stripers worked in.
Having missed many summer rains that crossed Kansas, Wilson Reservoir is about five feet below normal
Dale Hines watches his locator for schools of white perch. The glove on his hand makes handling the fish faster when a good school is located.
A boat crosses Wilson Reservoir, framed in hills greened by summer rains.
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