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Carlyle Lake: Bighead record?

Apparently, I should have fished the Carlyle Lake tailwaters a few days earlier.

According to Saturday’s Belleville-News Democrat, Jack [corrected] Bailey caught this 69-pound bighead after a 25-minute battle in the tailwaters.

It was weighed on a certified scale and checked by a biologist, so it should be official once the paperwork is complete.

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