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Lots of catches at recent derby at conservation club

Posted: Monday, Jul 15th, 2013

ROCHELLE — On June 23, the Rochelle Wildlife Conservation Club and the Northern Illinois Bassmasters hosted their 27th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at the Club’s lake in Chana.

More than 200 young anglers and their families enjoyed the day trying to outwit the lake’s cagey largemouth bass, blue gills, catfish, and carp. Anglers ranged from seasoned veterans of the hook and line to first timers. The RWCC and the Bassmasters provided bait and beverages. At the end of the Derby, the kids and their families were treated to a barbequed hamburger picnic.

For the complete article see the 07-14-2013 issue.

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