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stur juhn

  • n  large primitive fishes valued for their flesh and roe; widely distributed in the North Temperate Zone

  • One of the prerogatives still left to the British Crown is the right to claim all sturgeon caught in British waters.
  • In duty-free shops in Europe, top-quality sturgeon roe can sell for nearly $1,500 for 250 grams.
  • Babe, nipped by a horsefly at the moment a sturgeon took the bait, twitched so violently that the huge fish was sent sailing all the way to Payette Lake.
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  • Sturgeon Bay: Students tackle the big issues
    For the last eight weeks of the school year, six Sturgeon Bay High School students met to discuss issues that affect teens in their school and community.
    June 12, 2013 - Door County Advocate
  • 'Sturgeon Bay's going to miss you, Hoot'
    Everything seemed to be in place Monday at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay. It was a beautiful June evening and that meant Cal Ripken League youth baseball. Then there was the fellow in a green Door County Cooperative jacket.
    June 12, 2013 - Door County Advocate
  • Columbia estuary sturgeon fishery fairly good
    Here is the latest word on the Columbia River estuary sturgeon fishery by state Fish and Wildlife biologist Joe Hymer: Charter boat anglers averaged about 0.4 legal per rod while private boaters averaged one per about every 5 rods. If an angler caught a fish, there was a 30-percent chance it would be of legal size. "Sturgeon fishing has been been going pretty good in the estuary with the bigger ...
    June 12, 2013 - Seattle Times

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