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  1. Employees from Bayshipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay rescued a large, live sturgeon from the graving dock Wednesday. Photo submitted by Tom Carow

    Sturgeon rescued at Bay Shipbuilding

    On Wednesday, after docking the tug Mary Page, Bay Shipbuilding Co. crews noticed the usual Sturgeon Bay fish population had entered the small graving dock small mouth, brown trout, walleye, perch and carp were abundant, and then came the call,

    • Jun. 6, 2014
  2. Oshkosh native Ron Bruch is the new DNR fisheries chief. Submitted photo

    Mr. Sturgeon: Oshkosh native Ron Bruch takes on role as DNR fisheries chief

    Mr. Sturgeon has become Mr. DNR Fisheries Chief.

    • Jun. 4, 2014
  3. Young Manitowoc archers took part in the National Archery in the Schools competition. In back from left: Andrew Eberhardt, Josh Brooks, Hannah Lulloff, Izzy Balma, Aaron Murphy, Cameron Schroeder, Andrew Kumbalek, Josh Shavlik, Ian Siebold, Jacob Schindler, Ian Schisel, Morgan Tienor and Andrew Hubbartt. Third row, from left: Yannis Acosta, Jordan Shavlik, Stephanie Galien, Elizabeth Voda, Gavin Schlaeger, Kirsten Boettcher, Jacob Siebold, Jarrett Weier, Miranda Kretsch, Mason Gollata, Ashley Wachholz, Lauren Imhoff, Brandon Braun, and Coach Koch. Second row, kneeling, from left: Garden Weber, Kalysta Zdanowski, Abigail Copley, Dawson Boettcher, Ryan Wech, Megan Wech, Katherine Ackley, Rylee Gollata and Allison Hallfrisch. Front row, from left, Phoenix Jonas, Lucas Siebold, Gryffin Jonas and Jacob Tienor. Submitted

    Bob Schuh column: Sturgeon search proves fruitful

    Last Sunday Mary and I loaded up the kids and took a tour in search of the sturgeon that are now spawning in rivers connected to the Lake Winnebago system. Our first stop was the Shawano damn but no sturgeon.

    • Apr. 29, 2014
  4. Ghost sturgeon haunts deep, dark waters

    Rob Zimmer spotted a rare white sturgeon cruising the shores of the Wolf River near Shiocton this week.

    • May 1, 2014
  5. sturgeon Dan Powers/Post-Crescent Media

    Sturgeon spawning slows on Winnebago System

    Sturgeon spawning on the Winnebago System diminished Saturday after an active Friday night on the Wolf River along the Sturgeon Trail on Waupaca County X.

    • Apr. 26, 2014
  6. DNR: Sturgeon spawning activity underway

    Ryan Koenigs, senior fisheries biologist and Winnebago sturgeon biologist for the DNR, reports that sturgeon spawning activity has begun on the Wolf and upper Fox rivers.

    • Apr. 24, 2014
  7. 'Frozen Chosen' DVDs for sale

    A documentary film that takes a look at the unique sport of sturgeon spearing on Lake Winnebago is now available for sale.

    • Mar. 20, 2014
  8. Sturgeon 'farms' may become reality

    Ray Mueller of reports on the possibility that lake sturgeon may soon be allowed to be raised in captivity.

    • Mar. 11, 2014

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