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Old 05-20-2021, 02:51 PM
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Hey there,

I was wondering if any of you know of any spots to catch sturgeon near Calgary. I am thinking of trying near Lethbridge on the Oldman river but I don't know where to go.

Any tips would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
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Old 05-20-2021, 03:02 PM
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head to the forks near grassy lakes
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Old 05-20-2021, 10:10 PM
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The forks is a popular place and it gets busy. It can be a lot tougher from shore, especially if you are unfamiliar with the river. Have you fished for sturgeon before and do you have the proper size rod, reel with heavy line and tackle? Have you considered going out with a guide?
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Old 05-21-2021, 01:18 AM
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Stump, I have never fished for sturgeon before. I have all the gear I just don’t know any spots to fish for them. I would get a guide but I don’t have the money to do that
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Old 05-21-2021, 08:47 AM
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you will want to wait until the rivers come up, they are way low right now so the dinos arent travelling much yet
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Old 05-21-2021, 11:27 AM
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you will want to wait until the rivers come up, they are way low right now so the dinos arent travelling much yet
I went out last Saturday to a spot on the SSR and caught 11 sturgeon ranging 18” to 48” and i only fished for 13 hours
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Old 05-21-2021, 11:33 AM
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I went out last Saturday to a spot on the SSR and caught 11 sturgeon ranging 18” to 48” and i only fished for 13 hours
Yeah ssr is good most of the time, but bow and old man are much better when the water comes up and all the sturgeon get on the move
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