Photo Courtesy Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society: Help Them Keep These Ancient Giants Going. Donate or Adopt a Sturgen. Get Details At: FRSCC
American Admiralty Books Safety & Privacy Policies EU VISITORS WARNING POSSIBLE COOKIES AHEADSturgeon grow slowly but live a very long time and continue growing. Many species are endangered and they aren't exactly game fish. But they are where legal, targeted by sports fishermen, mostly for catch and release. They are wide ranging and in more northerly waters present in many places the only opportunity to catch a man sized or larger fish. Its the "man sized or larger", particularly the "or larger" part that received some media attention yesterday. In Canada a father and son team landed one of about 884 pounds. Really serious human fat guys start out at about 300 pounds and humanoids over 450 pounds are almost unheard of. This fish was like the size of two of the biggest humans you could imagine.The Sturgeon, to put it mildly, wasn't happy about the hook in its jaw. Click here for the full story from AOL where we first found it: BIG HONKING STURGEON! or here for alternative coverage, photos and video: CDN
Now we don't mean to be crassly commercial about this story but.....have you checked over your fishing gear yet this summer?
AMAZON'S FISHING GEAR
Well you might want to study up before going after Moby Sturgeon so may we suggest: