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Fish of the Week: Another Delavan beaut

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Mike Wagner earns Fish of the Week honors with another monster largemouth from Delavan Lake in southern Wisconsin.

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FOTW leads the Midwest Fishing Report each Wednesday in the Sun-Times. An extended online version appears here usually by midnight Tuesday. I am cutting it close tonight.

The Morton Grove fireman e-mailed,

``Just wanted to let people know that the season is not over! After seeing your fish of the week by the guy from Morton Grove I thought I would send in a pic of a fish that I caught on oct. 29th on Lake Delevan. Looks like Delavan is the place to be if you're looking for 8lb+ largemouth!''

It is the spot for monster largemouth near Chicago.

The Humboldt Park man added these details Details:

Temperature: 55degrees.
water temp: 51degrees.
wind: 15-20mph out of the east.
overcast sky.

Caught the fish in 12fow at about 8ft on a slip bobber with a large minnow. I was fishing the windblown west shore looking for weedbeds.

E-mail FOTW nominations to outdoordb@sbcglobal.net.

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That photo looks fake. How can we check and see if it is real? Even if it is real, there is no way it weighs 8 lbs. More like 6.5 lbs. Anyway, this sounds like a Fish Story to me.

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