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fuzzyfishy44

3+ footer, whata you think, 100 gallons for this badboy :P



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fuzzyfishy44

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catch and release only. otherwise id get a massive tank!

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They have some at an aquarium here in Milwaukee that you can pet and play with. Pretty friendly fish.

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not bad about 12 years ago i caught one about 10-12 feet long in the columbia river delta

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fuzzyfishy44

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they are endangered but there making a comeback, this is one of the small ones that we have caught, our biggest was 9 1/2 feet, lol looks more like a shark than a dragon

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fuzzyfishy44

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12 footer eh, we've hooked a few about that size but have never got them in

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looks like Acipenser medirostris those aren't threatened, but they're close.

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fuzzyfishy44

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its a Acipenseridae (Acipenser medirostris is a green sturgeon, the one in the pic is a white sturgeon)and the the BC government has put it under SPECIES AT RISK. sorry not engangered

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My dad has pics of bringing in the monsters on the columbia, had to hook them up to a car to pull them out of the water lol.

 

Nice catch, reminds me of the snake river (the fish, not the area in the background)

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fuzzyfishy44

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we fish for them in the Fraser but i think there bigger in the Colombian. and yes its very fun catching them

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