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Kankakee County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

May 1973

As a fifty-six year-old man, I am sincerely bewildered when harkening back to my youth and pondering my former naivety. The saying goes, 'I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid'. What concerns me is that I was stupid...and probably still am. I suppose an explanation is in order. Something that interests me now, didn't significantly arouse my curiosity thirty-five years ago. Along with several other hobbies, pastimes, and the like...I used to fish. I spent a good deal of money on equipment, as is my nature. When involved in an activity, I immerse myself in it before I move on. I never purchased waders, though, because I have a quadruple E width shoe size. None of the waders fit me properly because the shoe part was always too tight. I had worn my friends waders on occasion, and when standing in water the pressure would build on my feet and the pain would become unbearable. I, along with two friends, fished Williams Bay in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and the Rock Creek Canyon of the Kankakee R...

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Kankakee County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

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Lawrence County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

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