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Railroad bridge over the Rock River with people fishing along the river bank. July 1986.

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Two fishermen appear in this photograph with other possible family members. The grassy opening is surrounded by woods. This may be the Kishwaukee River.

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This photograph may have been taken on either the Kishwaukee or the Rock River. A log hut with a pier juts into the river. A wood-branch weir (an enclosure of stakes to trap and/or keep fish) sits in the water possibly to keep the catch of the day…

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A large group of fish of various sizes hang from a single stringer under the roofline of an outdoor structure. There appears to be a mirror in the photograph that shows the stringer of fish from the opposite angle. A wood-shingled roof line appears…

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Numerous fish hang from stringers in this photograph. It is similar to photos 88.122.722 and 88.122.740.

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Numerous fish on stringers hang from a wooden structure. They appear to be primarily walleye and bass.

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A large wooded limestone bluff dominates this river scene. A small "clamming" boat appears in the left background. The location of this scene is not known.

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Several people with only their feet and legs visible are fishing from a footbridge. It appears that a fish has been caught and is being pulled from the water.

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A group of a dozen men pose on what seems to be the banks of a river or lake. Part of a wooden structure is seen at the left. The men, dressed casually, are in a clearing. Some are seated or reclining, but most are standing. One individual holds a…

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Two large catfish are displayed and ready for cleaning.

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Three fishermen pose at their river camp. Two stand on their "jon" boat (aka johnboat), and one stands by the tent on the shore. This photograph was probably taken at the same time as photo 88.122.633.

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Two fishermen sit in front of their tent with a stringer of fish displaying a successful day's catch after fishing on one of the local rivers.

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Two men sit on the porch of a large "lodge" apparently discussing a shotgun one of the men is holding. Fishing poles and oars lean against the exterior wall in the background. It is unclear where this photograph was taken.

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Two fishermen are unloading their day's catch from two small canoe-type boats at a small cabin on a river shore. This photo looks like it was taken in the autumn. The river appears to have overflowed its banks, and the trees in the background are…

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A group of ten male and female adults and one boy pose by a river holding a "seine," a large, weighted fishing net. One woman holds a shotgun over her shoulder. It is unclear where this photograph was taken.
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