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High school bass fishing: Brother Rice tops at Rayjus Outdoors-Oak Lawn

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Brother Rice went took first and third at the biggest high school bass fishing tournament, outside of the state tournament, Saturday at Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area.

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Jim Ciurej and Matt Caulfield, in a boat captained by Joe Zehner, caught their limit of five by 10 a.m. to win the Rayjus Outdoors - Oak Lawn High School Bass Tournament with 7.43 pounds, anchored by a 2.5-pound largemouth.

The Brother Rice seniors were fishing ``deeper weed edges'' on the Des Plaines River.

Geneva's Sam Vogelsberg and Matt D'Onofrio, in a boat captained by Sam's Dad Mark, went shallow on the Des Plaines and took second with four weighing 6.02, anchored by a 2.16.

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Brother Rice boat No. 1 was third with 5.9 pounds.

The field included 45 boats of which 21 weighed fish on a bit of tough bite day and one with a steady rain at the end.

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