68 Sturgeon Harvested On Winnebago System Saturday

A full day of sun created the largest 1-day harvest on Lake Winnebago of the 2020 Sturgeon Season. There were 68 fish harvested Saturday with 48 coming from Lake Winnebago and 20 from the Upriver Lakes.

Reports are that the water has been clearing, and should make for an interesting final day Sunday. Through 15 days, the season total is 431 fish on Lake Winnebago and 311 fish on the Upriver Lakes. A more detailed break down of the season harvest is presented in the attached document:

Day 15 Harvest Report.pdf

The biggest fish of the day Saturday was 107.9 pounds, 73.8 inches and registered at Wendt’s by Wyatt Ziemer. Randall Sorensen’s registered his 107.2 pound, 73.3 inch lake sturgeon at Payne’s Point. The largest fish of the day on the Upriver Lakes was 69.9 pounds, 65.1 inches and registered at Critter’s by Dennis Waters.