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Chase walleye, perch and pike on Chicagon

Updated: March 11, 2005, 7:34 PM ET
By Dock Stupp | Fishing and Hunting News

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IRON RIVER, Mich. — No, this lake is not named after Chicago or any people from Chicago. "Chicagon" is a Chippewa word meaning, approximately, "place of trout."

The Chippewa traveled here during the late fall to get away from the strong winds and bad storms in the Lake Superior area.

Oh, and they fished for lake trout and other species.

Their burial grounds are in nearby Pentoga Park, a camping site.

Today, lake trout ...

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