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Day 6 of 2020 sturgeon season: 27 fish harvested from Winnebago

Sturgeon spearers cutting holes ahead of season
Posted at 4:45 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 17:45:45-05

The DNR says there were 27 lake sturgeon harvested on day 6 of the 2020 sturgeon spear fishery on the Winnebago System.

Thursday's harvest of 17 fish from Lake Winnebago brings the season total to 143 fish, the DNR says, while the 10 fish taken from the Upriver Lakes brings the season total to 187.

The largest fish in today's harvest was 119.5 pounds, 73.0 inches and registered at Wendt's by Ronald Goldaspske. The largest fish from the Upriver Lakes was 105.8 pounds, 69.6 inches and registered at Critter's by Tonya Winkelman.

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