Rare golden sturgeon caught in the Fraser River

A fish so rare even the experts have never heard of it has been caught by two fishermen in the Fraser River. Real estate agent and avid fisherman Francis Mai and his friend were out scouting some spots for their soon-to-be-launching fishing guide business Sunday morning when they came upon a fish neither one of them has ever seen before. What they saw was a sturgeon covered in vivid, golden spots and golden plates on its skull. “Me and my buddy looked at it and we just said…what is happening?” Mai said. “When we got a little bit closer, you could tell — it was a rich, golden colour…It was mind blowing.” Normally, sturgeons are white or grey in colour, although Mai says he has seen black and

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