Brenda McKinney, who heads the Illinois Urban Fishing Program for Chicago, said she needs a clinic instructor for her fishing programs in the Columbus Park area. Normally, hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June 27 through August 29.
Tom Palmisano said he and a buddy checked physically and with side-imaging sonar to see if anything was in the water off the launch at the Richard J. Daley Boat Launch at 3150 S. Western (southwest corner of Western Avenue and the Sanitary and Ship Canal). Only thing he found was a floating stick. But he was not certain whether Scott Stevenson at Westrec Marine had sent a crew out to clean it up or if it got moved. But the launching area is as clear as it can be.
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