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Gone Fishin'

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 3:41 p.m. CST
(Matthew Hendrickson -
Matthew Williams, of Chicago, fishes in Lyons on June 26.

LYONS – Heavy rains on June 26 may have meant flooding in the northern suburbs, but for Chicagoan Matthew Williams, it just meant better fishing. Williams headed to Hoffman Dam in Lyons to try his luck using minnows and grit worms. 

"It doesn't get better than this – unless it really floods," Williams said.

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