ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some commercial fishing operations have been temporarily halted on Lake Pepin following the discovery of nearly four dozen dead paddlefish and lake sturgeon. 118 more words
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NEWBURG (WITI) — Because of overfishing, pollution and dams, it’s been more than a hundred years since sturgeon have been found in the Milwaukee River. But now, the DNR has reached a major milestone in their efforts to repopulate the river. 332 more words
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Missouri conservation officials are claiming a major milestone in their decades-long effort to bring back the endangered lake sturgeon.
Conservation spokesman Travis Moore says they recently discovered this species is once again spawning after a very close brush with extinction, “We have generations of people who’ve never seen a lake sturgeon. 308 more words
An event that fisheries biologists describe as big as bringing back deer and turkey to Missouri was recently witnessed in the Mississippi River near St. Louis. 50 more words