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2017 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: A collection of Sturgeon pics from NCKA.org  (Read 28634 times)

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Hojoman

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How much more effort did it take to paddle to shore while straddling the kayak like that? I'm thinking that straddling a wider kayak is very difficult, requiring the legs to be under the fish (if you can't load the fish lengthwise) and making it more difficult to get out of the kayak. Amazing picture, just like the big ling you just got a the Bean.


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Beautiful sturgeon ChuckE. How long did you fight the fish for? Could you please
share the tackle you used?

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Beautiful sturgeon ChuckE. How long did you fight the fish for? Could you please
share the tackle you used?

Thanks,
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Believe-it-or-not... the fight lasted 15 minutes max.  It's almost always faster from a kayak than a bigger boat.

I was using the standard "Erik Kunz" sturgeon rig (see link below) baited with ghost and grass shrimp.

http://www.norcalkayakanglers.com/index.php?page=14

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Thanks ChuckE, I appreciate the help and info.

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New Year sturgie- 1/2/09  SP bay china camp


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First legal sturgeon, ever. 60 inches. January 23rd 2009 at the Oakland Airport. 5 feet of water. Thanks to Hojoman for the contrast enhancement of the original picture.

Link to the story; http://addictedtofishing.blogspot.com/





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My very first sturgeon on the kayak at OAP 1-19-09. The fish was 59 1\2" long
and weighed 44 1\2lbs. At least that is what the scale said.

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1-18-09 OAP 2 miles off the north end of the airport. Pumped our own shrimp at Tomales bay and fishin-jay brought the grass. 2 sturgeon/1 day First was 4 foot green sturgeon released 2nd a 59.5 inch white that I kept
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OAP 1/11/2009.
Freddie, Melissa and Andy


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pic1~ EKunz at ChinaCamp / shell bank

pic2~ Me and my 47"ChinaCamp/ HailMary'd for AOTY '08

pic3~ HOLY T./Patrick with his 62" from OakAirPort
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A very cool sunset pic of HT with his dino



SCAllen's cherry busting dino



Tailwalk and ChuckE with their twin dinos



ChuckE's OAP dino



Tailwalk's first kayak dino and 2nd time trying



SurfFisher's first kayak dino



Mako1's China Camp dino



A nice pic of Eldorado with his dino



Ariel Sea's caught and released dino



Freddie and his girl Melissa with their dinos on the same day


« Last Edit: January 29, 2009, 07:18:25 PM by ChuckE »

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01-09-09 Oakland Airport (solo)
First ever Sturgeon  47.5" w/$50 DFG Reward Tag
« Last Edit: February 04, 2009, 01:38:36 AM by pisciform »
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Hook,measure,let suckle until feeling better, then release! ChinaCamp 47" 12/08
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I re-edited this video from last year of ChuckE



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Sweet vid. Thanks Fishim
"I always entertain great hope" Robert Frost