It was so large that it took 10 grown men to hold it up for the photo shoot.
“It was so thick around the middle, you couldn’t get your arms around it,” said Calderone.
Officially, it measured 11 feet, three inches, or 3.4 metres — the length of a compact car. And it likely weighed more than 700 pounds, or 320 kilograms, based on its girth.
This monster sturgeon was reeled in on the shore of Mission, British Columbia, Canada. As a native to the Fraser Valley, I can verify this thing IS real, and almost as shocking as all those damn feet that kept showing up on our shores from 2007-2009