Kid & coho: Fish of the Week

MikeRutahadafather-sonmomentforareallyGoodFriday.

TheDownersGrovemancoho fished by the Adler Planetarium with sons Ethan, 8, and

Lincoln,6,withhalfanightcrawleronaNo.6EagleClawhook4feetunderaslip-bobber.

“Itold[Ethan]weneededtolookforbirdsdivingunderwater,’’” Rutaemailed.

“Wefoundsomeinanareajustslightlyshelteredbythewind.Withinfiveminutes,I

heard,`Gotone!.’Iwasstunnedtoseehimpullathrashingcohotoshoreaftera

shortfight.’’”

Now, the heart.

“WecreatedamemorythatIwillrememberforever,’’” Rutaemailed. “Hopefully,

Ethanwilltoo.HisfirstcohoendeduponthedinnerplateforGoodFriday.’’”

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

Send nominations to straycasts@sbcglobal.net or via Facebook (Dale Bowman) or Twitter (@BowmanOutside).


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