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  • Wisconsin DNR tags 7-foot-3, 240-pound, 125-year-old sturgeon

    04/11/2012 6:40:42 PM PDT · by DManA · 42 replies
    Duluth News Triubune ^ | April 11, 2012 | : Associated Press report
    SHAWANO, Wis. — The state Department of Natural Resources has tagged a 125-year-old sturgeon that's the size of a football linebacker and is the largest on record in Wisconsin. Officials found the 7-foot-3-inch long, 240-pound female sturgeon in the Wolf River near Shawano on Tuesday, DNR sturgeon biologist Ron Bruch said. He estimated the fish was born around 1887, when Grover Cleveland was president.