Stillwater Man Sets New Catch-And-Release Record With 73-Inch Lake SturgeonAn east metro man broke the Minnesota catch-and-release record for lake sturgeon earlier this month when he reeled in a 73-inch long fish.
Sturgeon, Paddlefish Deaths On Lake Pepin InvestigatedSome commercial fishing operations have been temporarily halted on Lake Pepin following the discovery of nearly four dozen dead paddlefish and lake sturgeon. Both the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources took the action, announced Tuesday.
Prehistoric Fish Re-Entering Big Stone Lake Officials from South Dakota and Minnesota are working together to reintroduce thousands of lake sturgeon into Big Stone Lake. Representatives from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be at Hartford Beach State Park in South Dakota on Thursday.
Wisconsin DNR Captures Record Lake SturgeonThink of it as Minnesota's version of the hit TV show "River Monsters." A giant lake sturgeon caught in the Minnesota River earlier this year by Jeremy Redberg was a sight to behold.