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Yesterday marked the first day in three years that the States of Washington and Oregon allowed anyone to fish for Sturgeon on the Lower Columbia River.  The states stopped Sturgeon fishing because the populations were dwindling and felt the species needed help in sustaining itself.  The Sturgeon population now numbers more than 166,000 fish.  3,000 of those are available for fisherman to catch.  Sturgeon are a fish that grow extremely slowly.  Scientists estimate that it takes 25 years to get to 6 feet in length.  More challenging for the species is that it takes between 5 and 11 years to...

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