Chris Skrabel caught a blue catfish that lives up to his email, ``Hey boss, caught this whale at Braidwood Lake.’’
Move over LaSalle Lake.
Skrabel caught his 38-inch, 55-pound blue on a bluegill in 30 feet of water under overcast skies around 10 Friday morning. The ``whale’’ was released.
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