SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

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SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby Kathyd33 » Jun Thu 04, 2015 10:06 am

Here is another great article: very exciting for the Chicago River!

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/20 ... tive-fish/
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby joetrain » Jun Thu 04, 2015 10:48 am

Pretty cool. Thanks for posting it.

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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby TheWoz » Jun Thu 04, 2015 12:07 pm

probably a pet. Hopefully it will do well in the cold
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby Fishthoughts » Jun Thu 04, 2015 12:17 pm

This is great news. It's wonderful to see the river improving.
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby billebob5 » Jun Thu 04, 2015 1:11 pm

saw one of those in Lake Patterson
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby TheWoz » Jun Thu 04, 2015 1:20 pm

it would be nice if it was an aligator gar! We already have the long nose...which get significantly bigger than spotted gar. Now we need the huge jaws of a gator gar back!
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby Aux Pleins » Jun Thu 04, 2015 8:04 pm

Spotted Gar found on Aux Pleins fishing lines often. Aux Pleins fishes DPR. DPR connected to Chicago River.
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby Kathyd33 » Jun Fri 05, 2015 11:08 am

thanks, that's great to know!
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby Brandon » Jun Sun 07, 2015 6:53 am

That's pretty cool. The fishing there used to be so good. Has anyone been hitting it up this year?
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby InfamouzFisherman » Jun Sun 07, 2015 9:00 am

Stock the Chicago river with alligator gar?
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Re: SPOTTED GAR FOUND IN CHICAGO RIVER!

Postby johnnyho34 » Jun Wed 10, 2015 10:39 am

Thanks for posting! Could be a great sign of an improving ecosystem!

I always wondered how I would get such a fish off the hook if I ever caught one...
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