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Illinois fishing: Whitefish & burbot

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Click here for the improbable feat of catching firsts in two Illinois fishing records--burbot and lake whitefish--by Capt. Tim Wojnicz.


He caught both records while perch fishing with clients out of Waukegan this spring.

Far bigger burbot and whitefish have been caught in Illinois waters, so I expect both records to be surpassed quickly.

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This page contains a single entry by Dale Bowman published on September 13, 2012 5:41 AM.

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