As you can imagine, there are massive fish all around the world that live a long full life and die of natural causes, never feeling the point of a fishermans hook. Of course, we rarely get to see these fish because their high rate of decay. A couple of weeks before Christmas a man named Chad Cernivz saw a massive fish floating down the mighty Saint John River in New Brunswick, Canada. He manage to pull it onto the shore with a long stick before it flopped for the last time and exhaled its final breath.
Chad later learned that this fish was the heaviest muskie ever recorded in New Brunswick, weighing an earth shattering 61.5 pounds (28 kg)!
As if I needed any more excuses to make the 4.5 hour drive the New Brunswick…
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