Flathead catfish: Illinois monster

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Roger P. Ebert caught a monster flathead from Clinton Lake on May 13, and released it.


The size of the fish and the fact that Ebert released it, led to my column on catch-and-release on Sunday.

And if you are wondering, Ebert, though an Urbana man, is no known relation to Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Sun-Times.

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