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Idaho Sturgeon Record Broken With 117 Inch Monster

The Idaho White Sturgeon catch and release record is the latest to fall in this 2016 that has seen tons of records fall. There has been a record catfish in Florida over 90 lbs, a largemouth record shattered in Washington, and even an offshore reecord broken by a 9 year old girl in Maryland!

Now, add sturgeon in Idaho to the list.


This 117 inch monster caught in The Snake River in Hell’s Canyon broke the old record of 113.5 inches. 4 men combined on the effort. Kirk Fairchild, Seamus Fairchild, Lawaine Fairchild and Homer Brown.

White Strugeon can be found anywhere along the Western parts of North America. after the beluga and the kaluga. The white sturgeon is known to reach a maximum size of 816 kg (1,799 lb) and 6.1 m (20 ft), according to Wikipedia.

H/T Spokesman-Review

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