"largest" only if you ignore White Sturgeon.


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Posted by Peter Patricelli on 2011-08-08 10:41:54 in reply to Alligator Gar. posted by Rob Meade on 2011-08-04 10:33:19

"largest freshwater fish in the US"

Hype is so easy to spout. The largest freshwater fish in the US, North America, the western hemisphere...and the WORLD is thge White sturgeon, found in SAN Francisco Bay. 9' 500# fih are COMMONLY caught in the Columbia and Fraser Rivers. Th largest recorded is on the order of 22' 1500# give or take.

Peter Patricelli


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