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Grass carp: Too big to weigh, beyond Fish of the Week

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Click here for the tale of the grass carp, caught by Eric Lichamer on Sept. 15 from a small pond in Lake Zurich, so big he could not get it weighed in time for the Illinois record.


Frankly, we have another fish too big for just Fish of the Week and a likely contender for Fish of the Year.

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Thats a real monster!
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