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MinnesnowtaWild

MN River Shovelnose

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Went out Sunday and Monday for a couple hours and caught 5 or 6 Shovelnose Sturgeon. I have been fascinated by Sturgeon since I was little and these were my first ever. All I can say is, these fish are pound for pound the hardest fighters I have come across.

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And my biggest one...

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And the girlfriend with the biggest one...

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Thanks for all the complements. Not the biggest fish in the world, but these fish are down right cool! And they put up an awesome fight to go with it.

Went out today early afternoon with the same setup and caught 3 more Shovelnose. One of them was definitely the biggest I have seen yet, and regrettably I did not weigh it or get measurements. I see the state record is 5 lbs and 10 ounces or so, and 36" long. This guy wasn't 3 feet long, but he was close. This one put up a great fight and he even gave us a little jump out of the water (a first that we have seen).

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We have gone out the last three days and I have caught over 10 of them in probably 5 or 6 hours of fishing total. Not Catfish, but I definitely have appreciated the pleasant surprise.

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I definitely second that one Jeffrey ... we have been hammering them these past few days ... Our average fish is roughly 30"x8" with Jeff's big one probably being between 34-36"x10" (appx.) Always catch the big ones when you don't have a scale or tape measure eh? (Or memory card in the digicam haha) Definitely a nice prelude to a hopefully great catfish season!

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Are both you and your girl from kato? She looks familiar for some reason. (No I'm not being a smart a$$ either, but then agian so do you and Nick. ) I guess the reason you look familiar is do to we fished last year together, but not sure why nick and her do.

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Here-Kitty-Kitty ... I remember ya haha I know that you and I have been through this already ... Jeff, Here-Kitty-Kitty was down there (you know where) with a buddy

My name is Nick (nsnutter) ... Jeff (MNWILD)

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