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(CTV News)   800-lb, 11.5-foot sturgeon caught in BC, may be over a century old. Thankfully it was released so it may continue to make little sturgeons who will all not believe daddy's human story   (bc.ctvnews.ca) divider line
    More: Cool, Columbia River, Fraser River, B.C.'s Fraser River, British Columbia, ancient fish, white sturgeon, Fraser River Lodge, Rivers of British Columbia  
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2021-07-22 4:30:53 AM  
What if he was trying to commit suicide
 
2021-07-22 4:32:05 AM  
glad it was released! good on ya canucks!
 
2021-07-22 4:34:25 AM  
They are smart too. That's where the term brain sturgeon comes from.
 
2021-07-22 4:38:45 AM  

Pointy Tail of Satan: They are smart too. That's where the term brain sturgeon comes from.


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2021-07-22 5:17:29 AM  

drjekel_mrhyde: Pointy Tail of Satan: They are smart too. That's where the term brain sturgeon comes from.

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I bet your GED in Medicalology is more impressive than his.
 
2021-07-22 5:39:10 AM  
"...and there was nothing to breathe in this vacuum, and the creatures did stuff with my mouth. Then there were all these clicking noises, and as I'm suffocating and they keep making noises at me, suddenly I was back in the water. Aliens are real. They're real, and while these ones let me go, what happens to all the fish that disappear in a flash of net or the scream of a wire line?"
 
2021-07-22 5:49:41 AM  
General Sherman?
 
2021-07-22 5:53:27 AM  

hubiestubert: "...and there was nothing to breathe in this vacuum, and the creatures did stuff with my mouth. Then there were all these clicking noises, and as I'm suffocating and they keep making noises at me, suddenly I was back in the water. Aliens are real. They're real, and while these ones let me go, what happens to all the fish that disappear in a flash of net or the scream of a wire line?"


"...oh, and they did stuff to me.... Butt stuff..."
 
2021-07-22 5:54:47 AM  
All of the sturgeons with charter boat catch-and-release stories get upstaged by the jerk with the floating surimi factory story.
 
2021-07-22 6:02:07 AM  
Fish On - PRIMUS
Youtube wPGIRhEDaDY
were taco flavored Doritos and an orange life vest involved?
 
2021-07-22 6:14:55 AM  

Harry Wagstaff: [YouTube video: Fish On - PRIMUS]were taco flavored Doritos and an orange life vest involved?


Not sure, but they used 20 lb. test.
 
2021-07-22 6:19:03 AM  

H31N0US: Harry Wagstaff: [YouTube video: Fish On - PRIMUS]were taco flavored Doritos and an orange life vest involved?

Not sure, but they used 20 lb. test.


Ask Ler. He was there.
 
2021-07-22 6:33:07 AM  
Fish On - PRIMUS
Youtube wPGIRhEDaDY
 
2021-07-22 6:37:20 AM  
The Ol' Diamondback Sturgeon (Fisherman's Chronicles, Part 3)
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2021-07-22 6:40:26 AM  

drjekel_mrhyde: Pointy Tail of Satan: They are smart too. That's where the term brain sturgeon comes from.

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Ben is a braim sturgeon.  It's a niche field that's often confused.

Simply: confused.
 
2021-07-22 7:02:51 AM  
Like a sturgeon
Caught for the very first time
 
2021-07-22 7:09:16 AM  

dryknife: Like a sturgeon
Caught for the very first time


And now you're making my brain Wonder if weird Al yankovic and enforce a copyright
 
2021-07-22 7:15:55 AM  
Um, the province is on fire and they be fishing?
 
2021-07-22 7:18:29 AM  

waxbeans: dryknife: Like a sturgeon
Caught for the very first time

And now you're making my brain Wonder if weird Al yankovic and enforce a copyright


But Al's song is Like a Surgeon - so this is a parody of his song, which I think is something he knows is protected.
 
2021-07-22 7:19:03 AM  

Conservative Evangelical Millennial Cyclist: H31N0US: Harry Wagstaff: [YouTube video: Fish On - PRIMUS]were taco flavored Doritos and an orange life vest involved?

Not sure, but they used 20 lb. test.

Ask Ler. He was there.


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2021-07-22 7:40:10 AM  
The wife and I recently went Sturgeon fishing (barbless hooks and release).

They fight like literal demons. Even in the 5' range they can tear off hundreds of feet of line and rip straight to the riverbed half a dozen times after a fifteen minute fight.

When the guide described the process for anything over 6': cut anchor and chase and plan on a half hour or more fight: no thanks.

Would recommend for sport fishers.
 
2021-07-22 7:52:38 AM  

Mr. Fuzzypaws: General Sherman?


No. Is Big Bad Barry.
 
2021-07-22 8:13:22 AM  
Man, if you're a gay guy (or I suppose a gal) into the scruffy/bear/outdoorsman look (as I understand it), there is a whole lotta bait in that water for you as well. Geez, Canucks, save some testosterone for the rest of us (with a couple notable exceptions in the pic).
 
2021-07-22 8:33:27 AM  
ITS BIG BAD BARRY!

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2021-07-22 8:43:57 AM  
That does not look like an 800lb fish
 
2021-07-22 8:55:27 AM  

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: That does not look like an 800lb fish


So in your expert opinion, what does this fish weigh? It's clearly a lot bigger than any two of the humans in the pic put together, and they're not 98 pound weaklings.
 
2021-07-22 9:52:06 AM  
Smoked stergeon (autocorrect is no help) is some of the best fish ever
 
2021-07-22 10:28:31 AM  
What a dumb wet old trout sturgeon might look like:

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2021-07-22 10:35:51 AM  

Marksrevenge: Abe Vigoda's Ghost: That does not look like an 800lb fish

So in your expert opinion, what does this fish weigh? It's clearly a lot bigger than any two of the humans in the pic put together, and they're not 98 pound weaklings.


I was thinking more like 783 pounds. But definitely not 800.
 
2021-07-22 10:44:15 AM  

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: Marksrevenge: Abe Vigoda's Ghost: That does not look like an 800lb fish

So in your expert opinion, what does this fish weigh? It's clearly a lot bigger than any two of the humans in the pic put together, and they're not 98 pound weaklings.

I was thinking more like 783 pounds. But definitely not 800.


Sometimes you have to wait, but sometimes the fish just bites the bare hook as soon as you drop it in the water. I mean, cast and boom, you hooked one.


I'd never known another way to get that feeling...

Until today.
 
2021-07-22 10:48:03 AM  
The only way to be sure is to cut them open and count the rings.  Then you'll know how old they are.
 
2021-07-22 1:13:12 PM  

Breaker Moran: drjekel_mrhyde: Pointy Tail of Satan: They are smart too. That's where the term brain sturgeon comes from.

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Ben is a braim sturgeon.  It's a niche field that's often confused.

Simply: confused.


If it's so niche, how do they get so many bikers to show up each year?
 
2021-07-22 2:48:04 PM  
These two are on it...

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