Sturgeon for Tomorrow holds 39th Annual Banquet

Over 400 sturgeon supporters and enthusiasts packed the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Saturday night, for the 39th Annual Southwest Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow, as they gear up for what the upcoming Sturgeon Spearing season. Those in attendance hear from Guest Speakers that included Ryan Koenigs from the D.N.R., as well as from Don Mielke of the Sherwood Lions Club. Last year, 654 Sturgeon were taken from the Lake Winnebago System, and another 297 from the Upriver Lakes region. Over the past 38 years, the Chapter has raised and given out in excess of $1,037,000 to area projects associated with protecting sturgeon growth for both today and long into the future.