Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Near Homerville in Clinch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Guest Mill Pond

Home of the World’s Record Jack Fish

 
 
Guest Mill Pond Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
1. Guest Mill Pond Marker
Inscription.  
9lbs. 6oz. 31 inches long

Landed by Baxley McQuaig, Jr.

February 17, 1961

On a Johnson’s Spoon
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsSports.
 
Location. 31° 11′ N, 82° 50.917′ W. Marker is near Homerville, Georgia, in Clinch County. Marker is on Guest Mill Pond Road (Private) 0.1 miles west of Pearson Highway (U.S. 441), on the left when traveling west. The marker is located at the end of Guest Mill Pond Road, a private, gated road not open to the public. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Homerville GA 31634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Guest Mill Pond (here, next to this marker); Salem Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Kinnaird Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); Bethany Baptist Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Atkinson Court House (approx. 7.8 miles away); Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum (approx. 8 miles away); First Court in Clinch County
Guest Mill Pond Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
2. Guest Mill Pond Marker
(approx. 10.4 miles away); Clinch County World War II Memorial (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homerville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Entry for Chain Pickerel (Jack Fish). “The chain pickerel has a distinctive, dark, chain-like pattern on its greenish sides. Its body outline resembles that of the northern pike. The opercles and cheeks of the fish are entirely scaled. It may reach up to 30 in long only on rare occasions. The average size for chain pickerel, however, is 24 in and 3 lb. (The average chain pickerel caught by fishermen is under 2 lb). It lives around eight years.” (Submitted on May 25, 2019.) 
 
Additional keywords. Fish
 
Guest Mill Pond Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
3. Guest Mill Pond Marker
Chain Pickerel <i>(Essox niger)</i> image. Click for full size.
By the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, October 6, 2006
4. Chain Pickerel (Essox niger)
A species of freshwater fish in the pike family also known in the southeastern United States as "jack fish" or "southern pike" or "grass pike".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4. submitted on May 25, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Jul. 16, 2020