Celebrity Shots: McAndrews catting around

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I’ve had this idea kicking around for awhile, doing something called Celebrity Shots. Chicago-area or maybe Illinois celebrities with fish or game. I was reminded of it early last month when Ramblin’ Ray sent the photo of his Vilas County buck, posted here.

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Then McHenry rocker Rob McAndrews of Pist sent this wonderful shot of a catfish caught through the ice on the Chain O’Lakes.

It seems like the perfect time to start Celebrity Shots. Details of McAndrews catch follow.

Last Wednesday, I mentioned McAndrews in connection with his fishing partner T.J. Foss, who caught the big fish during the NAIFC tournament on the Chain on Feb. 22. And i found out that Pist’s “Cold Reality” opens the NAIFC TV show, “Ice Men.” That’s what brought the note from McAndrews.

“Here is a picture of the 30 inch Cat I caught on Wednesday night (2 nights ago )on upper Chain o lakes Through the Ice on 3 POUND TEST using a pink and gold Rat Finke , What a Rush !!!Took 10 MInutes … 10 pounds Plus …”

The catfish through the ice on the Chain intrigues me enough that asked a couple questions and he sent this back.

“That pig devoured it hard !!! We had 3 others attack them after that one and they all showed up on the sonar 4 ft. off the bottom and just inhaled the jigs …”

If you have suggestions or nominations for Celebrity Shots, drop a note to outdoordb@sbcglobal.net.

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