Catch-And-Release Record For Lake Sturgeon In Minnesota

Burke said they knew there were big fish in the river because they had already caught six sturgeon over 60 inches over the last few days

Photo: Minnesota DNRKOOCHICHING COUNTY, Minn. — An angler from Stillwater, Minnesota, set a new state catch-and-release record for lake sturgeon with a 73-inch long fish caught on the Rainy River earlier this month. Jake Burke reeled in the record-breaking lake sturgeon while fishing on the Rainy River in Koochiching County with his fishing buddy Michael Orgas on May 4, according…