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Fish of the Week: Flathead from the Fox

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Jeff Lowe, 23, of Bartlett, caught, photographed and released this 50-pound-plus flathead catfish last Wednesday. He caught it on ``meat'' on the Fox River at the bridge south of the South Elgin Dam.


``He took great care in handling and releasing it and should be commended for his great fishing accomplishment,'' messaged Bob France, who sent the photo.

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