Upriver sturgeon season closing in Wisconsin

Posted at 8:05 AM, Feb 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-19 10:50:21-05

The end of the 2016 sturgeon spearing season is near.

Spearing on the upriver lakes (Ppygan, Winneconne and Butte des Morts) ends at 1:00 pm on Friday.


The 90 percent trigger was reached on Thursday.

On Lake Winnebago 36 sturgeon were speared, bringing the season total to 536.