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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.

02/14/2014

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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.

07/06/2013

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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.

05/25/2013

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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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03/19/2012

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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