A Whopping 650 Pound Sturgeon Caught by Canadian Fisherman

Sturgeon is the name given to the twenty seven different species of fishes belonging to the same family known as Acipenseridae. The main characteristic of Sturgeon, and the one that most calls our attention, is that they are able to live 50 to 150 years, considering that is a lot of decades compared to the human existance which varies between 70 to 80 years, without including those lucky who achieve living 100 years.

This fishes can grow very big, extremely heavy and amazingly long and this is the case of the fish captured by the Canadian 19-year-old, called Nick McCabe back in August. This guy, managed, after a two hour struggle with the enormus and tremendous fish, to capture him on the Fraser River, near Lillooet BC. Usually, Sturgeons gain a well-knon reputation among fishermen because of their huge sizes.


The fish captured by Nick McCabe is not an ordinary fish, that fish is very known among anglers. Local fisherman named the animal with an unusual name, “Pig Nose”, due to his stumped snout. No one knows what happened to the fish’s snout, but they afirm that the injury had been with him since fourty years ago which leads us to discover the fish’s age, he is about 80 years.Keeping or killing the fishes in the river is totally illegal due to their risk of extinction, so fishermen usually catch the fish, tag them with a harmless microchip and release them back to the water, where they should be. This is exactly what Nick McCabe did, he took the fish out of the water, tagged him with a small microchip and let him go.

The fish weighted 650 extraordinary pounds, and undoubtly, the young adult, Nick, had to make an unhuman effort to take him out of the water. In conclusion, we firmly believe this is an experience the young Canadian would never forget.

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What to Look for when buying your first Bass boat

 The fishing is good and you want to get out on your favorite lake in a new bass boat. The question is, how do you find the boat that is right for you?

Here are the main points that you should take into consideration when purchasing a new bass boat. You will first want to consider the size, construction, weight, and fuel capacity of the boat. Will it fit well in your garage? And if not, do you have a place where you can store it safe and secure? The weight of a bass boat is also important. Heavier boats with thicker fiberglass ride better and are less likely to develop stress cracks over time. Even though lighter boats are faster, it is important to balance weight with structural integrity. Fuel is important as well, especially if you are planning on fishing big reservoirs or attending fishing tournaments. Make sure the boat you choose has a high fuel capacity because running out of gas in the middle of a lake can ruin the best of fishing trips.

The next two things you will want to consider is the financing and transportation of your new vessel. Make sure you are getting a good deal on the boat you are purchasing and avoid boats that are out of your price range. If you have found a reputable dealer, they will most likely help you find a good boat that fits your budget. Once you have decided on a boat, it is imperative that you select a high-quality trailer. Avoid cheap trailers and try to get a trailer with surge brakes because they considerably safer. Like buying a car, shopping for a new bass boat is not always an easy experience, but hopefully with these tips you will be happy with your purchase, and out on the water in no time.

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How to Choose the Best Water for Bass Fishing

It’s a great day for fishing, but how do you find the best spot in the lake to fish?

When looking for a good spot for bass fishing it’s very important to keep a few things in mind. Depending on the time of year, time of day, and the depth of the water, you will want to adjust your lure accordingly. For example, when fishing in the winter time or on cold days it’s much better to use a bait that is slow moving. The reason for this that when the water temperatures are cold bass tend to not put as much effort into going after your lure. Keep this in mind if you do ice fishing or you go fishing on a cool day.

Spring and Summer Fishing

When your fishing in the spring, keep in mind that bass tend to be swimming in deeper in the water during the early and late spring. In the middle of spring bass tend to swim in more shallow water. They also tend to swim close to shore in the early mornings of late spring. Later on in the day though, they tend to swim out shore. This can also be said about early summer as well. Keep in mind bass like to swim close to the top of the water to feed during the summer time. You should consider this when selecting which type of lure to use.

Fishing in the Fall

A lot of fisherman do not know this, but when fall times comes around the best time to fish is on the first day of lower temperatures. The reason for this is that bass really like to feed during this time in preparation for the coming winter. It’s a good idea to fish near the shore during this time as that’s where they tend to be feeding.