A ‘peach’ of a Peach State perch catch

The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed that a yellow perch caught by a Cumming man recently ties the Georgia record for the largest one caught in Rabun County’s Lake Burton. Emerson Mulhall’s catch weighed nearly three pounds, matching the record which was set eleven years ago.

This DNR news release has more on the catch and Mulhall’s reaction to it: Forsyth County Angler Reels In A State Record Tie On Lake Burton | Department Of Natural Resources Division (georgiawildlife.com)