Stray Cast: Baseball, dark kings, Bears, coho

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It only seems apt to run the Stray Cast here.

After all, this Web log is named for the Stray Cast, which has snapped off the end of the outdoors column in the Sun-Times on Wednesdays since April 2, 2003.

Here’s today’s:

Chicago baseball is a darkening king, ripe for the snagging hook; the Bears season is a 4-pound spring coho.


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