2018 Sturgeon Spearing Preview and Predictions on Lake Winnebago

2018-02-09T10:50:52-06:00February 7th, 2018|Sturgeon and Spearing|

By Mark Schram, myfishingpartner.com The 2018 Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing season begins Feb. 10th and will run until Feb. 25, 2018 or when harvest caps are met. Last year was an average season:  warm [...]

History of the Upriver Lakes Sturgeon Spear Fishery and Trends in the Modern Era

2017-02-28T20:15:53-06:00February 28th, 2017|Sturgeon and Spearing|

Ryan Koenigs, Winnebago System Sturgeon Biologist, 26 February 2017 Winnebago System sturgeon spearers may be aware of the current lottery fishery held annually on the Upriver Lakes (Lakes Butte des Morts, Winneconne, and Poygan), [...]

Deadline for Lake Winnebago and Upriver Lakes sturgeon License looms

2016-10-27T06:07:21-05:00October 27th, 2016|Sturgeon and Spearing|

MADISON - The deadline to purchase sturgeon spearing licenses for the 2017 Lake Winnebago and Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing seasons is Oct. 31, with assessments from earlier this year indicating spearers will have a shot [...]

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