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Black Lake sturgeon season ends in six hours

By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS, MI — More than 300 anglers hoped to spear a sturgeon through the ice when Michigan’s Black Lake sturgeon-spearing season opened Feb. 7. But the five-day season lasted only five and a half hours. Four … Continue reading

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Black Lake Sturgeon: Stocking is paying off

By Howard Meyerson ONAWAY, MI – Preliminary findings from a sturgeon mark-and-recapture study in August on Black Lake show that most are stocked and raised in a hatchery, a small number are wild, and a large percentage are juveniles. The … Continue reading

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Black Lake sturgeon study assesses state stocking effort

By Howard Meyerson ONAWAY, MI – A study now underway to determine the status of young sturgeon in Black Lake is expected to shed light on the success of the state stocking program there.  Approximately 1,100 mature sturgeons are thought … Continue reading

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