Fraser River Sturgeon

 
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My husband's father caught this 850lb.sturgeon in 1939 in his gill net, on the Fraser River in British Columbia.The King of England, saw this fish on the day the photo was taken.

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Guest - Aug 23, 2007 03:07 AM EDT
Golda, what a family heirloom to keep for future generations. How proud your husband must be of his father. My husband would love to catch one this big.
Guest - Aug 30, 2006 08:11 PM EDT
What a large fish and information. Thanks for sharing.
Guest - Aug 28, 2006 01:39 PM EDT
Holy moly, that fish is gigantic! Great shot of an old photo! Very interesting, Don
Guest - Aug 27, 2006 07:24 PM EDT
WOW!! thats a lot of fish,and a nice shot.
Guest - Aug 27, 2006 03:44 AM EDT
very interesting and great photo. We missed that item of news about the recent catch and release of the sturgeon.
Guest - Aug 26, 2006 11:06 PM EDT
Great photo!!! Carol
Guest - Aug 26, 2006 07:55 PM EDT
One was caught and released on Aug 7/06 est. to be between 800 to 850 also on the Fraser.
Guest - Aug 26, 2006 07:26 PM EDT
Amazing fish. Wow! I wonder if they still grow as big?

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