2016 Lake Michigan sportfishing harvest highest since 2012

TweetContact(s): Brad Eggold, DNR Great Lakes district fisheries supervisor, Bradley.Eggold@Wisconsin.gov, 414-382-7921; Jennifer Sereno, DNR communications, Jennifer.Sereno@Wisconsin.gov, 608-770-8084 MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Lake Michigan anglers reported significantly improved results for many species in 2016, reeling in nearly 385,000 salmon and trout, including … Continue reading →

Wisconsin – Good conditions to greet sturgeon spearers

TweetContact(s): Ryan Koenigs, DNR Lake Winnebago sturgeon biologist, Ryan.Koenigs@wisconsin.gov, 920-303-5450; Jennifer Sereno, DNR communications, Jennifer.Sereno@wisconsin.gov, 608-770-8084 OSHKOSH, Wis. – When sturgeon spearing gets underway on Lake Winnebago and the upriver lakes this Saturday, spearers can look forward to seeing some … Continue reading →

Angler Fishing Glasses – Slide Show

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Wisconsin challenges and opportunities for sturgeon spearers

TweetContact(s): Ryan Koenigs, DNR senior fisheries biologist, 920-303-5450, Ryan.Koenigs@wisconsin.gov; Jennifer Sereno, communications, 608-770-8084, Jennifer.Sereno@wisconsin.gov OSHKOSH, Wis. – When the 2016 sturgeon spearing season opens on the Lake Winnebago system Feb. 13, spearers won’t have an easy time pursuing their quarry. … Continue reading →