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Two near-record fish (update 2)

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Alex Porubyanski of Whiting, Ind. caught a 48 1/2-inch muskie weighing 34 pounds from the Indiana side of Wolf Lake. If it is a tiger, it will be the state record. The story is posted here on Stray Casts.

Joe Egan caught a 6-5 smallmouth (two ounces short of the Illinois record) off a Chicago breakwall Saturday. The 22-inch fish was weighed on the certified scale at Henrys. it will be released. The story is posted here at Stray Casts.

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This page contains a single entry by Dale Bowman published on April 25, 2009 3:47 PM.

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