Wisconsin DNR: 100 fish speared on Lake Winnebago Sunday
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - Wisconsin wildlife officials say another 100 sturgeon were speared on Lake Winnebago Sunday, the ninth day of the 2021 sturgeon season.
So far, a total of 1,202 fish have been speared on Lake Winnebago.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) closed the season for the upriver lakes area Saturday after a harvest cap was reached.
Wildlife officials say the largest fish harvested Sunday was speared by Tony Gishkowsky. His fish weighted 138.3 pounds, and was 80.1 inches long.
A total of four fish weighing more than 100 pounds were registered Sunday, bringing that season total to 67.
Here are the latest numbers from the DNR for the 2021 sturgeon spearing season, which has so far brought in 1,566 fish total:
|Season Totals||Upriver Lakes||Lake Winnebago||Combined (Upriver and Winnebago)|
|Daily Totals (Sunday)||Lake Winnebago||Season Total||Harvest Cap||No. Remaining to 90% Trigger|
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