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2020 sturgeon spearing season Day 5: 24 sturgeon harvested

Sturgeon Spearing outlook on Lake Winnebago
Posted at 4:39 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 17:39:37-05

Wisconsin DNR says 24 fish were harvested from Lake Winnebago on Day 5 of the 2020 sturgeon spearing season.

More than half of the fish speared on the big lake Wednesday were registered at Jim and Linda's registration station, the DNR says. Waverly Beach was the 2nd busiest registration station Wednesday with 7 fish brought in. There were 14 fish harvested from the Upriver Lakes, 12 of which came in to Critter's station and 2 at Indian Point. A breakdown of this season's registration numbers by station can be found here.

Two fish registered today tipped the scales at over 100 pounds, the DNR says. Diana Sanders had the biggest fish of the day, taken from the upriver lakes, when she registered her 111.5 pound, 72.8 inch lake sturgeon at Critter's. Scott Schafer's 102.5 pound, 72.8" sturgeon was second largest today and came out of Lake Winnebago.