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Day 6 Sturgeon Spearing Harvest Report – Thursday February 16, 2017

Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing Enthusiasts:   Day 6 of the 2017 sturgeon spearing season included the harvest of 44 fish (28 from Lake Winnebago and 16 from the Upriver Lakes). Stockbridge Harbor remained the busiest station with 11 fish registered, followed by Cal Harbor (6), Payne’s Point (4) and Wendt’s (4).  Registration numbers picked up […]

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Day 2 Sturgeon Spearing Harvest Report –

Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing Enthusiasts:   Day 2 of the 2017 sturgeon spearing season on the Winnebago System is in the books with a harvest of 115 fish from Lake Winnebago and 60 fish from the Upriver Lakes. That brings the season totals to 313 from Lake Winnebago and 183 from the Upriver Lakes.  We […]

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Crappie Crusade | Wisconsin Fishing Expo This Weekend!

Crappie Crusade | Wisconsin Fishing Expo This Weekend!

Share Tweet +1 Preview in browser THIS WEEKEND! Wisconsin Fishing Expo to add Second Floor Profits to be given to local fishing clubs/non-profit groups The Wisconsin Fishing Expo (WFE, formerly known as the Madison Fishing Expo) will produce their largest expo ever, with more exhibitors than ever, including a new second floor! The 2017 WFE […]

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Winnebago System Water Clarity and Upcoming Sturgen Spear Fishery

Attention Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing Enthusiasts: The 2017 sturgeon spearing season is rapidly approaching, just 10 days away! The big question in spearing circles has been what water clarity looks like.  We were able to collect some water clarity data on Monday (January 30) and visibility was quite variable.  I have attached a map showing the locations that we […]

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Sportsman’s Lodges January Newsletter

Sportsman’s Lodges January Newsletter

Happy New Year! We can build a snowman now! Good ol’ Mother Nature decided we needed more snow so she threw down 12 inches the past few days. The guides have the bombardiers out in full force getting guests to the fish houses, moving houses and chasing down the best bite. We aren’t slowing down…..just […]

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Email Messages From the WDNR

Attention Winnebago System Fisheries Enthusiasts:   For the past 4-5 years I have been sending out email updates from our Oshkosh fisheries team including survey reports, daily updates during the sturgeon spearing season and spawning runs, and any other relevant information to the Winnebago System fisheries management program.  We have migrated these email lists to […]

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Ice Fishing is Here!

Ice Fishing is Here!

The season has begun at Sportsman’s Lodge Rainy River! And it is just around the corner for Sportsman’s Oak Island Lodge and Sportsman’s Eagle Ridge! Latest Ice Conditions Report 12/16/16 It’s fishing time!!! Ice fishing season has begun at Sportsman’s Lodge! Today marks our first official day of the ice fishing season. Our day houses […]

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Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing

Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing

For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director 703-519-9691, x227 www.asafishing.org Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing Bill counts outdoor recreation economy as part of U.S. GDP Alexandria, VA – December 1, 2016 – On November 28, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 4665, the Outdoor REC Act, which would instruct the […]

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DNR: Deadline Approaching to Buy Sturgeon Spearing Licenses 7-16-2016

NEWS RELEASE Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 101 S Webster, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI  53707 Phone:  608-267-2773    TDD:  711 dnr.wi.gov    www.wisconsin.gov DATE:   October 25, 2016 CONTACT:  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 SUBJECT:  Deadline approaching to buy sturgeon spearing licenses http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=4103  MADISON – The deadline […]

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Lake Sturgeon Released into New York’s Genesee River 7-13-2016

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was joined by federal and local partners today to release 500 fingerling lake sturgeon into the Genesee River as part of an effort to restore a healthy population of this native fish species. This event, in its sixth year of stocking, will increase the opportunity for Lake […]

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