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Public meetings for Winnebago System sturgeon management

Contact(s): Ryan Koenigs, DNR Lake Winnebago sturgeon biologist, 920-303-5450
January 15, 2019

OSHKOSH, Wis. - The public can learn more about the status of the lake sturgeon population in the Winnebago System at three upcoming public meetings.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will share results from a recent survey of 2,000 sturgeon spearing license holders and discuss how these results were used to help draft a rule proposal to define the parameters of a sturgeon spear. Meetings will also include a question and answer session to provide sturgeon enthusiasts with an opportunity to pose any questions they may have regarding sturgeon management on the Winnebago System.

Meetings will be all be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the following locations:

For more information regarding sturgeon management, contact Ryan Koenigs, DNR Lake Winnebago sturgeon biologist,or learn more by searching the DNR website,, for keyword "sturgeon management."

Last Revised: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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