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  • Evidence that pallid sturgeon are spawning

    Evidence that pallid sturgeon are spawning

    The pallid sturgeon is one of the rarest and largest freshwater fish in North America and was classified as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1990.

  • Lake Sturgeon Lawsuit Launched

    Lake Sturgeon Lawsuit Launched

    Conservation groups sent a notice today of their intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to respond to a 2018 petition seeking Endangered Species Act protection for the lake sturgeon.

  • White sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt

    White sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt

    June 15 Opens a harvest fishery for white sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt.

  • 89 Lake Sturgeon to Be Released

    89 Lake Sturgeon to Be Released

    Students from Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy and Girls Preparatory School will join a group of scientists from the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute and representatives from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in Coolidge Park in downtown Chattanooga to release 89 Lake Sturgeon into the Tennessee River.

  • Pump installed for hundreds of sturgeon stuck in lake

    Pump installed for hundreds of sturgeon stuck in lake

    The fish apparently dug themselves a deeper pool with more water. Low water levels have cut them off from the rest of the lake.

  • Sturgeon or Bass?

    Sturgeon or Bass?

    Jig fishing or Sturgeon hunting

  • Winter Sturgeon Fishing?

    Winter Sturgeon Fishing?

    WOW! Check out these ... Wanna catch Sturgeon Like These?

  • Massive 3-D Print of Lake Sturgeon Created

    Massive 3-D Print of Lake Sturgeon Created

    In the ever-broadening universe of applications for 3-D printing, however, creating a near-life-size likeness of a massive Lake Sturgeon probably doesn’t seem like the most likely of projects

  • Delta Report…Stripers Sturgeon Solid Bass action settling in

    Delta Report…Stripers Sturgeon Solid Bass action settling in

    Delta Report…Stripers Sturgeon Solid Bass action settling in ABA Kicks off Out Of Russo’s Marina Saturday morning promises to be a good tight Tournament as Fall winter conditions settle in.

  • Sturgeon Stock | State's Multi-Year Effort to Restore Threatened Species Showing Success

    Sturgeon Stock | State's Multi-Year Effort to Restore Threatened Species Showing Success

    State's Multi-Year Effort to Restore Threatened Species Showing Success New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that fisheries staff are busily stocking state-threatened lake sturgeon into several New York waters this month. The stocking effort is designed to help restore this threatened species.

  • The hook and line season for lake sturgeon opens Sept. 1

    The hook and line season for lake sturgeon opens Sept. 1

    The hook and line season for lake sturgeon opens Sept. 1 and runs through Sept 30 on several major river stretches, giving anglers a chance to catch the fish of a lifetime.

  • Columbia River Sturgeon Festival is Coming

    Columbia River Sturgeon Festival is Coming

    The Columbia River ecosystem and its primitive inhabitant, the sturgeon, will be honored here Saturday, Sept. 15, at the 22nd Annual Sturgeon Festival.

  • Angler cited for catching and keeping sturgeon

    Angler cited for catching and keeping sturgeon

    Michael Melton (32) caught the sturgeon on the evening of June 17th, and placed the fish in his vehicle. "Fortunately, a nearby angler took action,” Fish and Game conservation officer Brian Jack noted. “He called the CAP hotline and provided us with a license plate number and accurate descriptions of both the vehicle and the suspect.”

  • Longest sturgeon on record caught

    Longest sturgeon on record caught

    Kyle Jenkins with his 143.7-pound, 84.5 inch sturgeon on Feb. 13, the largest taken that day.

  • Rare giant sturgeon fishing in the Bay

    Rare giant sturgeon fishing in the Bay

    In a world few know — but most anybody would deem filled with intrigue — a group of roughly 20 anglers discovered great sturgeon fishing in the past week at a bay pier.

  • Critical Habitat for Atlantic Sturgeon Designated by NOAA

    Critical Habitat for Atlantic Sturgeon Designated by NOAA

    The critical habitat designation will require federal agencies to consult NOAA Fisheries if they operate or fund activities that may affect designated critical habitat in more than 3,968 miles of important coastal river habitat from Maine to Florida. Atlantic sturgeon was listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2012 and is comprised of the threatened Gulf of Maine distinct population segment and the endangered New York Bight, Chesapeake Bay, Carolina, and South Atlantic distinct population segments.

  • Columbia River Sturgeon season closes this month

    Columbia River Sturgeon season closes this month

    Recreational sturgeon seasons in Bonneville and The Dalles pools will close effective Saturday, March 25, under rules announced today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington.

  • Lake Sturgeon Season to Open on Black Lake Feb. 4

    Lake Sturgeon Season to Open on Black Lake Feb. 4

    The 2017 total recreational harvest limit for Black Lake is seven lake sturgeon. However, to reduce the chance of exceeding the harvest limit, officials will close the season when one of two scenarios occurs:

  • Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Update Dec 16

    Comprehensive Delta Fishing Report | Update Dec 16

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    Delta Report…. Bait fishing Stripers Sturgeon Solid Very little pressure from anglers on the river this week,. Great tides combined with Sunny days ahead to be setting as the Best winter bite we’ve had in years.. Still there is some cool water and tough bites.

  • Lake sturgeon management plan for northern Michigan's Black Lake completed

    Lake sturgeon management plan for northern Michigan's Black Lake completed

    Lake sturgeon management plan for northern Michigan's Black Lake completed