"Good Catch” by Stan Payne, December 31, 1952. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-10593

Caption under photo: “James Wyble (left), 13, of 514 Alexander Highway and David Geist, 16, of 727 E. Cimarron St., display a huge fish which Geist caught at Prospect Lake Wednesday with the help of Wyble and Prince, the pointer sniffing the fish. The fish, believed to be a catfish, measured 27 inches long and 11 inches across. The fish was not weighed, but the boys estimated its weight at approximately 25 pounds.” Photo appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph on January 1, 1953, page 13.

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