What Lurks in the Swan River!

This Sturgeon is Still alive, just worn out from the fight.
They turned him loose after the photo.
You've got to see this:

big fish

This Sturgeon was caught on the Swan River just near Fremantle City,
Perth, Western Australia two weeks ago.
It weighed out at over 1,000 lbs and measured out at 11'1".

It was 56'' around the girth and took over 6 and a half hours and 4 dozen beers
for the 4 guys taking turns at the reeling it in.

Any sturgeon longer than five feet has to be released unharmed
and cannot be removed from the water.

They are brood breeding stock and probably older than most of us.
This one maybe 100 years old.



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