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Sturgeon Spearing aka Dinosaur Wrangling in Wisconsin

For most of us, the word sturgeon conjures up images of great plated bottom feeders, ancient and slow moving they seem to be a cross between a catfish and a dinosaur.  Their nickname is “living fossil” and were almost wiped out in the 19th century, fishermen slaughtered them by the thousands, considering them a nuisance when they tore the nets with their sharp bony plates.

A sturgeon can live for more than 100 years and grown to 10 feet long, many weigh more than 100 pounds. Continue reading Sturgeon Spearing aka Dinosaur Wrangling in Wisconsin