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Lake Sturgeon
Species Facts

Science Name: Acipenser fulvescens
Other Names: rock sturgeon, black sturgeon, brown sturgeon, rubber-nose, and smoothback
Ideal Temp: 60 to 65
World Record: 168 lbs. Ont.
Environment: River and lakes
Techniques: Bottom fishing

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catfish_crazy | Posted: November 23, 2002

In east central MN nightcrawlers are a top bait, as is sucker minnows with head and tail cut off, just like cat-fishin! Fish below dams or deep sandy bottom river holes.