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Early March Madness Fish of the Week

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Hector Escobedo caught a surprise Saturday at Navy Pier Saturday.


The 9-year-old from Chicago was fishing for perch at Navy Pier with minnows when he latched into this 16.5-pound brown trout about 8 a.m.

Thanks to Chris Taglieri at Henry's for thinking it would make a worthy Fish of the Week.

FOTW tops the Midwest Fishing Report in the Sun-Times each Wednesday. An extended online version appears here, usually by midnight Tuesday

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That's a beauty Hector
Thanks for the picture Chris

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