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Shabbona Lake: Record channel catfish

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Dave Todd caught the lake record channel catfish from Shabbona Lake on Saturday.

ShabbonaLake Record Catfishrs

The Shabbona man, a long-time fisherman of the lake, rented a pontoon from Lakeside and was fishing in the northeast bay with chicken liver when he caught the 35-inch cat weighing 22.75 pounds.

His cat replaces the previous lake record channel of 35..5 inches, weighing 21.1 pounds, caught in 2005.

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This page contains a single entry by Dale Bowman published on August 10, 2010 9:09 AM.

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