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June 25, 2016
Cindy Pawlowski of Frazee with the record lake sturgeon on the Rainy River. More than five feet long, the caught-and-released sturgeon was hauled in last month in Koochiching County. The new DNR catch-and-release records are in conjunction with records based on certified weight, which requires the fish to be harvested. MINNESOTA DNR
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
June 25, 2016 - 5:40am
June 21, 2015
A DNR researcher releases a sturgeon into the St. Louis River. MN DNR
More opportunities for fishing sturgeon
June 21, 2015 - 5:05am
May 14, 2015
James Yerhart, 34, a truck technician from Brownsdale, Minn., hooked and landed this 70-inch sturgeon on 10-pound-test line Friday night, May 9, 2015 on the Mississippi River below Lock and Dam No. 5, north of Winona, Minn. while walleye fishing. After unhooking and posing for a few photos, they released the fish, as required by law. Photo courtesy of Elias Mathias.
Huge sturgeon drags Minnesota fisherman in circles on Mississippi
May 14, 2015 - 9:09am
July 26, 2014
Curt Uran of the White Earth DNR releases a sturgeon into Round Lake in central Becker County. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
July 26, 2014 - 8:00am
October 16, 2012
Curt Uran and Gerald "Jeep" Roberts remove several lake sturgeon from a nylon gill net set on Round Lake last Thursday morning.The sturgeon will be measured, tagged and released in hopes of getting an accurate population count in years to come.
Photo by - Brian Basham
White Earth Fisheries nets, measures, tags lake sturgeon
October 16, 2012 - 12:49pm
October 10, 2012
Reuben Edwards, 9, shows off a sturgeon fingerling before releasing the fish into White Earth Lake Tuesday afternoon.
Photo by - Brian Basham
Return of an ancient fish
October 10, 2012 - 11:53am
July 24, 2011
Rich Thorpe of Bedford, Mass.; Peter Howard of Stockholm, Wis.; and Jon Falch of Peyton, Colo. (from left) get into the water with an 8-foot-plus white sturgeon they teamed up to land July 15 on the Columbia River near Portland, Ore., while fishing with Oregon sturgeon guide Charlie Foster of Northwest Sturgeon Adventures. By law, "oversize" white sturgeon measuring 60 inches or longer can't be brought into the boat so anglers often get right into the water with the fish for photos. (Brad Dokken photo)
TAG-TEAM FISHING: Wrangling with white sturgeon on the Columbia River
July 24, 2011 - 12:39pm