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Chicago fishing: Chicago Carp Classic

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Click here for the wrapup of the Chicago Carp Classic on Saturday at Montrose Harbor.


Larry Seeman (above) of Joliet caught three carp (40 pounds, 1 ounce) to become North American Carp Champion at the 19th CCC.

Amos Behanna (below) repeated as Chicago Carp King for big fish (26 pounds, 9 ounces). The Indiana man had the first repeat for the Carp Anglers Group and earned him Fish of the Week honors.

Email nominations for FOTW, the weekly celebration of big fish stories from around Chicago fishing in the Sun-Times outdoors page on Wednesdays, to


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