Map Showing Sturgeon Strikes in the Suwannee River

View a map showing the Suwannee River and locations of sturgeon strikes for 2006-2013.

The following map shows the location of all sturgeon strikes that have occurred on the Suwannee River documented by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This map shows strikes that have occurred from 2006 through 2009.

Documented Gulf Sturgeon Strikes, 2006-2013
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Map of documented sturgeon strikes



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