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2018 Sturgeon Spearing season comes to a close | By Ryan Koenigs

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  Feb. 25, 2018 – Fond du Lac, WI – Today marked the 16th and final day of the 2018 sturgeon spearing season on Lake Winnebago.  The season concluded with the lowest daily harvest of the season, 14 fish. Five of the fish were registered at Calumet Harbor, 4 at

2018 sturgeon spearing season on the Upriver Lakes is over | By Ryan Koenigs

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  Feb. 13, 2018 – Fond du Lac, Co, WI – The big question coming in today was how long the spear fishery on the Upriver Lakes would last. We were only two adult females away from the 90-percent trigger and 11 adult females from the 100-percent season closure. Well

Start of Day 4 of Sturgeon Spearing | By Ryan Koenigs

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Feb. 13, 2018 – Fond du Lac, Co, WI –  Spearers harvested 109 fish from the Winnebago System on Monday with 48 coming from Lake Winnebago and 61 from the Upriver Lakes. This included two very nice fish, one from Lake Winnebago and one from the Upriver Lakes.  The biggest

Day 3 of sturgeon spearing on Lake Winnebago and the Upriver Lakes is underway | By Ryan Koenigs

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  Feb. 12, 2018 – Fond du Lac, WI – Opening weekend of the 2018 sturgeon spearing season on the Winnebago System is now in the books. The harvest from Lake Winnebago remained low Sunday (56 fish), but the Upriver Lakes continues to produce fish for spearers (68 fish). We

Attention Sturgeon Spearers – Water clarity on Lake Winnebago | By Ryan Koenigs

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Feb. 6, 2018 – Fond du Lac, WI – There has been a lot of interest in water clarity conditions on Lake Winnebago recently. We had a couple of our technicians out checking water clarity on Lake Winnebago on Monday and then at a couple of spots on Lake Poygan

A number of registration stations begin closing today; warm weather and low harvest are factors. By Ryan Koenigs

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  Feb. 20, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – We are now through the second weekend of sturgeon spearing and effort continues to decrease with each passing day.  A total of 17 fish were registered on Sunday with 14 coming from Lake Winnebago and 3 more from the

Warm weather expected to cut sturgeon spearing to 16-day season. By Ryan Koenigs

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  Feb. 19, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI – We are now half way through the 2017 sturgeon spearing season on Lake Winnebago and the Upriver Lakes. The majority of the license holders have already called it a season with the unseasonably warm weather, but we still have

Man celebrates spearing success by kissing sturgeon on Valentine’s Day. By Ryan Koenigs

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  Feb. 14, 2017 – Fond du Lac, WI –  We are now a quarter of the way through the 2017 sturgeon spearing season, and harvest numbers continue to drop with each passing day.  A total of 70 fish were registered today with 46 coming from Lake Winnebago and
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