Joe Lenc and his boys–Jake,Chad and Colin–collectively fought this 9-foot, 250-pound marlin. The clan from Willowbrook landed it after half an hour in Mexico.
“Of course, the boys insisted on a wall mount,” brother/uncle Jim Lenc emailed. “Spring break vacation got a little bit more expensive!’’
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