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Fish of the Week: Carp of a lifetime

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To catch some big fish, you have to go to Towne.

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Jason Towne of Elk Grove Village caught the biggest fish of his life, a 29-pound, 7-ounce carp, last week from Jackson Park Harbor.

``I knew it was no ordinary carp because it was running for about 30 seconds taking my line out to the middle of the harbor,'' Town emailed. ``I brought him close to shore and when he saw the net he took off and ran all the way back out. I got him back in and netted it.''

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

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