Allan "Bumper" Nation with new Club Record White Sturgeon
Whilst sea fishing off Vancouver, Canada, "Bumper" caught this White Sturgeon in the Fraser River. The fish measured 8 feet from nose to tail and had a girth of 39 inches. Its weight was calculated at 280lbs at its age was estimated at 85 years.It took 35 minutes for the fish to be brought to the shore.
All Sturgeon caught were checked for electronic tagging before being released safely back to the water.
This is the first time that a member has caught a fish that is older and weighs more than the angler themselves!!!
Barry Moore with 135lb White Sturgeon
Barry Moore whilst sea fishing in Vancouver, Canada caught this 6ft. 2ins. White Sturgeon in the Fraser River. The fish weighed in at 135lbs. This was one of six fish caught with a total weight of 715lbs in a six hour period.