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bank sturgin'

Postby Roosiebull » 06 18, 2017 •  [Post 1]

a buddy and I went for a little change of pace, some C&R sturgeon fishing, nice weather, steady action, and a couple pigs ;)
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Re: bank sturgin'

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 06 19, 2017 •  [Post 2]

That's awesome, catching dinosaur fish! I can't remember, what is the size you can keep?
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Postby Roosiebull » 06 19, 2017 •  [Post 3]

Cannot keep any, it has been closed for retention for a few years now, but when you could, 54" to the fork, basically a 5' fish.

I never cared for eating them, they are ok, but not good enough to justify killing such a cool fish.

Really fun to fish for though, love seeing them up close, mine even went air born.
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Postby Lefty » 06 26, 2017 •  [Post 4]

Neat fish.

We use to go to Bonneville Dam when the shad were running,.. the 10,12 13 footers would roll on the surface
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Re: bank sturgin'

Postby tikka » 07 05, 2017 •  [Post 5]

Great pics, sturgeon are definitely on the bucket list. Is there a better time of year to fish for them??
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Postby Roosiebull » 07 05, 2017 •  [Post 6]

tikka wrote:Great pics, sturgeon are definitely on the bucket list. Is there a better time of year to fish for them??

Where I fish them, spring is best, a different estuary a little north I do well in fall and winter. By about this time, the fish are still there but the little crabs get so thick you cannot keep a bait on.
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