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Dan Maloof of Peoria helped his wife, Kata, catch and release this 40-pound-plus bull redfish on Sept. 20, 2009 while fishing off Amelia Island in Florida. The Maloofs also teamed up to catch and release a 10-pound-plus jack crevale.
Today officially kicks off the fall season. Known as the autumnal equinox, the event occurs when the sun is directly above the Earth’s equator, causing an equal amount of time during the day and night. STORY & COMMENTS
Almost nobody in Illinois wants to eat Asian carp. “There’s no market for them. I’ve had one or two people ask for them,” said Clint Carter, co-owner of Carter’s Fish Market, 1900 South Grand Ave. E. That’s too bad because the few people brave enough to taste the pearly white flesh – punctuated by many bones -- say it tastes like cod or tilapia. “It’s a freshwater fish with a clean taste,” Carter said. “People are always surprised when they taste it.” STORY & COMMENTS