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State Official Resigns After Going Fishing On Sick Leave

A top administrator at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has resigned because the agency says he violated rules by participating in professional fishing tournaments while on sick leave last summer.


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Suburban Man Falls Short Of Fishing World Record

A suburban man is recovering today after spending 24-hours pulling bluegill, shiners, bass and carp out of a pond in Oak Brook Terrace from Friday morning to this morning in an attempt to set a new world record, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.



Best Places To Go Fishing Near Chicago

Tired of fishing in the same spot every time? Shake it up a bit and check out these five hotspots for reeling in a big one.


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McNeil: An Exhilarating Walleye hunt

I didn’t gain much fishing knowledge from my father, Roy McNeil, who used to wake up his chubby son before sunrise to drown minnows and insects.

670 The Score–06/01/2012

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Fishers Claim They Snagged Human Foot In Antioch

Authorities in Lake County are searching for a human foot in a lake in north suburban Antioch after a child told police he might have hooked a human foot while fishing Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011