Sturgeon Spawning

Published 04/26 2014 09:29PM

Updated 04/27 2014 05:07AM

WFRV-TV Green Bay, WI

New London, WI (WFRV) Sturgeon have been actively spawning this weekend on the Lake Winnebago system.


53 sturgeon were tagged and measured Saturday on the

Wolf River in New London.  It's the most activity DNR officials have seen so far this season.


about a dozen more were tagged at Princeton and Manawa.


Officials say Sunday may be the best day to see the sturgeon in New London and Shiocton.


They say most of the fish showed pre-sign behavior Saturday.


DNR officials suggest you call the sturgeon hotline to find out where the fish are spawning and where you can see them.  The number is 920-303-5444.

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