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Sunfish offer a special opportunity for people, particularly families with children, to develop a lifelong love affair with nature and fish — no worm required.
Lake sturgeon were once incredibly abundant in the Great Lakes, but the Great Lakes population is estimated to be less than 1% of its historical numbers.
Test your knowledge on the Spectacle Reef lighthouse, Pullman neighborhood and lake sturgeon.
In the bays where lake sturgeon no longer spawn, Indigenous groups and researchers are hoping to change that.
By some rivers, seasonal facilities are popping up, with the goal of improving lake sturgeon survival rates and successful natal imprinting.
In the few locations in the Great Lakes where lake sturgeon still spawn successfully, restoration efforts are focused on studying and managing those existing populations or boosting low populations.
In this month’s column, Kathy Johnson describes her encounters with baby sturgeon and reintroducing them to the Great Lakes watershed.
Raising lake sturgeon, walleye and whitefish requires knowledge of biology, engineering, physics, mathematics and a stomach impervious to strong fish smells.
Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Fest celebrates a multi-year lake sturgeon restoration program and is just one of a long list Great Lakes Now has compiled on sturgeon-related activities to explore this summer.
Conservation Coordination: Black Lake sturgeon fishing highlights contrasts between Native and state approaches
Sturgeon fishing, over in a morning for most Michiganders, extends over a longer period of time for Michigan’s Tribes.
The 240-pound, nearly 7-foot-long sturgeon, assumed to be a female, was quickly released back into the river after being weighed and measured.
This year, sturgeon season on Michigan’s Black Lake lasted just over two hours.
Belle Isle Aquarium Curator Paul Shuert, WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chat about sturgeon and answer Facebook audience questions.
The program, slated to stock 3,000 lake sturgeon in the Maumee River each autumn for the next two decades, will continue next year.
Environmental groups in Illinois and Indiana have filed a federal complaint in hopes of forcing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to complete a review that could designate lake sturgeon as a federally endangered species.
GLN Writer James Proffitt’s relationship with the ancient fish flourished in 2019, and he plans to take it further in the next year.
Lake Erie’s Sturgeon Revival: Biggest fish makes its return to Maumee, Lake Erie with new yearly boost
For the second year, 3,000 lake sturgeon were released into the Maumee River in a collaborative effort between U.S. state, federal and Canadian agencies.
Sturgeon were America’s vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation’s rivers until mankind’s craving for caviar pushed them to the edge of extinction.
Thousands of people – from young children to the elderly – helped stock Lake Erie’s first batch of freshly-minted lake sturgeon last week.
This story originally appeared on Great Lakes Today and is republished here with permission. By BEN THORP • FEB 8, 2018 Every winter outdoor enthusiasts…
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