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Fish of the Week: Walk trolling a laker

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Danielo X Hamilton showed why he is one of the better lakefront fishermen on Sunday when he caught a 36 1/2-inch laker weighing 16 pounds from shore in downtown Chicago.


He was walk trolling an X-Rap on 6-pound line, according to his friend Daryl Parker.

I think walk trolling on the lakefront is one of the under-utilized techniques in Chicago fishing.

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