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Fish of the Week, April 27

Updated: September 24, 2012 6:25AM

The promise of striped bass — white, yellow and hybrid — at Heidecke Lake is being realized. Good
examples come from Larry Skrivan of Peotone and
Tyson Mitchell of Monee, the co-winners of Fish of the Week honors.

After slow walleye fishing April 9, they decided to jig 1/8 -ounce pink jigheads tipped with minnows in 15 feet on the north side of the bridge.

‘‘Wow!’’ Mitchell e-mailed. ‘‘Within 30 minutes, we had four hybrid stripers ranging from 24 to 27 inches. Man, those dudes really run when you’ve got them hooked!’’

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