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Sturgeon spearing season ends Monday on upriver lakes

Sturgeon Spearing Day Nine
Posted at 6:19 PM, Feb 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-17 19:19:01-05

THE SUNDAY HARVEST REACHED THE 90% TRIGGER THAT WILL SOON CLOSE THE SPEARING SEASON ON THE UPRIVER LAKES. — The Sunday harvest reached the 90% trigger that will soon close the spearing season on the Upriver Lakes.

The DNR says the fishery will close at 1 P.M. on Monday.

This year's season on those Upriver Lakes will last 10 days, which is tied for the 2nd longest season there since the lottery fishery was implemented in 2007.

On Lake Winnebago, the season will continue. There were 43 fish harvested from there on Sunday.