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2008-09-11 21:00:14

By Scott Richardson There's good news on the outdoor front. In the midst of Gov.

2008-08-22 21:00:14

By Scott Richardson TOWER, Minn. - Steve Pallo, the head of the fisheries division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, can give chapter and verse for some of the best spots for muskie on Illinois lakes. But outside the state, he relies on a little help from friends.

2008-08-08 21:00:15

By Scott Richardson SHABBONA - There's nothing shabby about fishing at Shabbona Lake. The 318-acre lake - the only public reservoir built in Illinois specifically for fishing - is hot for several kinds of fish.

2008-08-01 21:00:21

By Scott Richardson HUDSON - A couple of weeks ago, The Pantagraph featured a story on night fishing for muskies. It told how anglers could take big fish after dark when angling pressure was less and muskies were actively feeding and vulnerable.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Scott Richardson, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 31--HUDSON -- A couple of weeks ago, The Pantagraph featured a story on night fishing for muskies. It told how anglers could take big fish after dark when angling pressure was less and muskies were actively feeding and vulnerable.

2008-07-04 18:00:00

By Scott Richardson, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 4--Fishing guide Paul Center of Angling Adventures had some special clients recently, his wife and daughter, when the family from Normal headed north to Snowbank Lake at the entrance to Boundary Waters, Minn.

2008-07-04 03:00:14

By Scott Richardson, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 4--Fishing guide Paul Center of Angling Adventures had some special clients recently, his wife and daughter, when the family from Normal headed north to Snowbank Lake at the entrance to Boundary Waters, Minn.

2008-06-27 21:02:20

By Scott Richardson By Scott Richardsonsrichardson@pantagraph.com J. Balmer of the Twin Cities and his friend Mike Mockler of rural Congerville go trout fishing every spring while their ladies attend a basket-weaving convention in Branson, Mo.

2008-06-20 21:00:10

By Scott Richardson By Scott Richardsonsrichardson@pantagraph.com HUDSON - Jerry Martoglio has been fishing for bass for years, and he still shows the "youngsters" a thing or two at tournaments where largemouth are the ticket. But don't kid yourself.

2008-06-12 21:00:11

By Scott Richardson;srichardson@pantagraph.com Striped bass may be the strongest fish swimming in Illinois waters with the exception of muskies and flathead catfish.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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