Illinois fishing: Whitefish & burbot

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Click here for the improbable feat of catching firsts in two Illinois fishing records–burbot and lake whitefish–by Capt. Tim Wojnicz.

He caught both records while perch fishing with clients out of Waukegan this spring.

Far bigger burbot and whitefish have been caught in Illinois waters, so I expect both records to be surpassed quickly.

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