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Sturgeon Fishing Holidays Will test all of your strength

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Prehistoric Giants

Sturgeon are native to subtropical, temperate and sub-Arctic rivers, lakes and coastlines of Eurasia and North America. They are some of the oldest fish globally, and some of the earliest fossils discovered date back millions of years. They are long-lived and late-maturing, with an average lifespan of between fifty and sixty years; their first spawn doesn’t occur until they are around fifteen to twenty years old, though. Sturgeon have a distinct set of characteristics and an elongated, spindle-like body that is smooth-skinned, scaleless, and armoured with five lateral rows of bony plates called scutes.

Primarily bottom feeders, with a diet consisting of shellfish, crustaceans, and small fish, they feed by extending their syphon-like mouths. Having no teeth, they’re unable to seize prey, but significant individuals are more than capable of swallowing large prey items, like whole Salmon. The biggest Sturgeon ever recorded was a Beluga female, measuring 7.2m and weighing in at 3,463lb. Still, fish to over 1,000lb get regularly landed by anglers, with an average size of around 100lb.

These prehistoric giants aren’t too hard to locate or hook; the hard part begins once hooked. They run like a train, leap completely clear of the water and never know when the game is up, making for a spectacular, long battle of man v fish. Despite their tough-looking outer appearance, White Sturgeon are quite a delicate species, so they need to be treated with the greatest care and attention once landed.

Below are the top destinations in the world for Sturgeon Fishing.

Fraser River Lodge Canada

Fraser River Lodge, nestled on the shore of the mighty Fraser River in British Columbia, is the perfect location to spend a relaxing week's holiday while being surrounded by some of the world's best scenery and wildlife. Choose between Sturgeon, Salmon, or Wilderness Fishing. We can customise your fishing trip around your favourite style of fishing.

Sturgeon Fishing Canada

Our British Columbia Sturgeon fishing tour provides travelling anglers the chance to fish for the mighty White Sturgeon on the Fraser River. These prehistoric river dinosaurs can grow to over 10ft in length and half a tonne in weight, and provide one of the most exciting freshwater fishing challenges on the planet.

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