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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Sturgeon jumps in airboat on Florida river, breaks 25-year-old woman’s leg

Published 5/31/2011 The Washington Post
A sturgeon jumped into an airboat on a Florida river and broke a 25-year-old woman’s leg.

Witnesses say the fish was about 5- to 6-feet long and weighed about 60- to 75-pounds.

1 comment:

SuwanneeRiverRiding said...

We have access to 7 freshwater springs on the part of the Suwannee River that we ride. I have encountered 3 very close calls with sturgeon at least 6 ft. around 200 lbs. We see them all the time and definitely say our prayers before going out.