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Paddlefish, rainbow trout part of ‘interesting’ catches by researchers at Mississippi River Lock and Dam 19

Illinois River Biological Station technicians Tovah Brooks and Julie Elmore with a 35-pound paddlefish captured this month at Mississippi River Lock and Dam 19. (Photo courtesy of IRBS)

Fishermen and fish scientists have very different motivations and purposes when they arrive at a river or lake. But both are equally fascinated when something odd or interesting shows up – or swims by.
The 35-pound paddlefish captured at Mississippi River Lock and Dam 19 earlier this month is a perfect example, as was the impressive rainbow trout that easily could have topped the scale at more than 4 pounds.

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