If the Center for Biological Diversity is successful in forcing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to add sturgeon to the Endangered Species List and Wisconsin’s sturgeon are not exempted from the listing, the result
Unseasonable warm weather, rain, and high winds combined to create the worst ice conditions in memory for the sturgeon spearing season that opened Feb. 10 on Wisconsin’s Lake Winnebago and the upriver lakes Poygan, Winneconne,
The Rock River’s “shovelnose shuffle” in Illinois took a break in 2023, but has started 2024 with a new step: Steve Pohlmeier’s 12.95-pound catch.
Three state record shovelnose were caught on the river in 2021
State Roundup: Wisconsin sturgeon spearers anxiously monitor the ice situation on Lake Winnebago system
Most any angst associated with this warm spell is going to center on the Lake Winnebago system where sturgeon spearers were anxiously monitoring the ice situation last week.
The 16-day sturgeon season will open Saturday,
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is announcing the cancellation of the 2024 Black Lake sturgeon season, which was scheduled to start Saturday, Feb. 3.
A harvest limit is set for each Black Lake sturgeon
The potential of seeing lake sturgeon added to the federal Endangered Species List (ESL), thanks to a lawsuit filed by a protectionist group, has touched a nerve among Wisconsin sturgeon enthusiasts.
Judging from the more
Fans of Wisconsin lake sturgeon fear their pursuits of this unique fish could come to a screeching halt sometime this summer if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) caves to a protectionist group that’s
As Lake of the Woods resorters and promoters are fond of telling their ice-fishing clientele, when the hook is set, you never quite know what’s at the other end of the line.
Several recent catches
Sometimes to get the job done, you have to call in the reinforcements.
The Wisconsin DNR has recently done just that in its lake sturgeon tagging program. And thanks to a handful of dedicated citizen