Big marlin, a family affair: Fish of the Week

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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!’’

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

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