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Thursday
Jul042013

The perch killers arrived at Phillips Reservoir under cover of night


All 25,000 of them.

A truck emptied its cargo of juvenile tiger muskies, a sterile hybrid fish with an insatiable appetite, into the Baker County reservoir Tuesday evening.

Officials from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hope the voracious tiger muskies will end the nearly 20-year reign of yellow perch in a reservoir that used to be one of the prime rainbow trout-fishing spots in Eastern Oregon.

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