6:29 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

VIDEO: Ready Your Spears - Wisconsin's Sturgeon Season Is About to Start

In 2013, Glen Wiesmueller speared this 110.7-pound sturgeon.
Credit Fond du Lac Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews documentary producer Steve Boettcher.

More than 11,000 people are expected to take to the ice of Wisconsin's Lake Winnebago this week, hoping to spear themselves a mighty prize: a sturgeon.

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Politics & Government
4:39 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Assemblyman Backs Away from Plan to Withdraw Funding for Indian Cultural Center

Earlier this spring, state Rep. Dean Kaufert said he wanted to withhold a state grant -- earmarked for a cultural center -- from the Lac du Flambeau Chippewa tribe, because the state’s Chippewa bands planned to increase their spearfishing take.

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