Fish of the Week: Family muskie

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Kyle Haniklanded a 43.5-inch, 25-pound muskie this summer on the Eagle River Chain in Wisconsin.

The 10-year old from Oak Forest was fishing with his dad Matthew Hanik and using a topwater popper on a baitcaster.

That is a good way to get hooked on muskies.

There are many ways to send nominations for FOTW, the weekly celebration of big fish around Chicago fishing on the Sun-Times outdoors page each Wednesday: Facebook (Dale Bowman), Twitter (@BowmanOutside) or email (

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