Fishermen in Chilliwack, British Columbia recorded a 9-foot sturgeon leaping from the Fraser River on July 16.
Fishing tour operator Yves Bisson says the fish weighed 350 kilos and was doubtless no less than 50 years previous.
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“It almost landed in the boat, and the guy holding the rod couldn’t believe what he just saw,” mentioned Bisson.
Bisson mentioned he has landed over 20,000 sturgeon over 19 years as a Canadian tour operator.
He tagged this one for conservation functions, then launched it again into the river.
“It was the fish of a lifetime,” Bisson mentioned.
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