Big muskie, Chain O’Lakes: Fish of the Week

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Here’s the kind of muskie, 47.5 inches of it, to be caught on the Chain O’Lakes.

Doug Filipek caught his early last month on Channel Lake with a figure eight with a black No. 8 bucktail. He was guided by Chris Taurisano of T Bone Guide Service.

FOTW, the celebration of big fish and good stories around Chicago fishing, appears Wednesdays on the Sun-Times outdoors page.

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