Sturgeon Spearing, Winnebago County

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2/28/18 @ 5:25 PM
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Ryan Relien
Ryan Relien
USER since 2/25/15

MOON PHASE (98%)
Waxing Gibbous

Was your new chain made by the same person that made the chain that cut good? I don't know a lot about what makes a good chain, but I have cut 100's of holes. I've had some that were good and some that were not so good. Lots of people think they make the best chains. The last few chains we have had came from Dave's Engine Repair in FDL. They have cut much better than chain we had made by another small engine shop in the area.  Maybe give Dave's a call, they have been good to me.

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2/28/18 @ 4:48 PM
Who Farted?
Who Farted?
USER since 5/11/09

Help needed with sled saw.

I put a new stihl 41" bar and chain on 4 years ago and only cut 4-6 holes a season. I brought the chain in at the end of last season to have it sharpened and while I was there i had them make a spare chain. I went to cut holes this season and it seamed the chain was binding when cutting and i had to back up a little and then proceed. I also had to slow way down and was taking 2,3 times as long to cut.

The chain was the new one i had made. I did notice it had a bit more wobble from side to side than the old chain. It almost appears the drivers are narrower than the old chain.

I ended up putting the old chain back on and it cut perfect.

Anybody have issues like this? Or a answer for me.

Stihl 41" bar with roller tip, stihl 46rs chain

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2/20/18 @ 8:28 PM
stool bus
stool bus
USER since 4/30/14

nice pics reinl. any opinions , good or bad for the outlook? im going back out thursday. good luck to all.

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2/19/18 @ 3:27 PM
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rockin' reinl
rockin' reinl
USER since 5/20/02

MOON PHASE (15%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
22 inches

AIR TEMP
16° - 20° F

Had this little visitor 3 times on Sunday while sturgeon spearing.  He looked to be about 20" and was only 2 to 3 feet down.  Very curious fellow and fun to watch.  Just need his great-grandmother to come through.

Sturgeon Spearing, Winnebago County Photo
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2/18/18 @ 10:02 PM
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drslyr4
drslyr4
USER since 3/9/04

MOON PHASE (8%)
Waxing Crescent

ICE DEPTH
24 inches

Scored today in 13 fow. on the bottom. 64 inch 55 pounds. F1. Ice was really moving today. We pulled our shacks. 

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2/18/18 @ 5:11 PM
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Tlid
Tlid
MEMBER since 2/3/07

MOON PHASE (8%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
22 inches

AIR TEMP
21° - 25° F

We got our second fish today.  67inches and 71lbs,  came in 6 ft down.  The first fish was mine on Friday.  57.5inches and only 35.3 lbs.  First year we doubled.  spent 3 days looking for worms and clear water.  worms were hard to find and so was clear water.  found a spot I had 10 ft in 19ft of water.  it got better with time as I had 12ft yesterday and 11 today due to lack of sun.  we dropped off the heads today and will get a letter with all the age info for the fish.  We went out of stockbridge.  Never moved and had 2 shacks 200 yds apart.  Good luck and stay at it.  it is getting better every day.  Tom

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2/15/18 @ 10:59 AM
perchbuster38
perchbuster38
USER since 3/26/10

Not a post but a question for all of you out there spearing.  My dad is looking for a place to store his shack somewhere near Oshkosh after the season.  We will pay a reasonable amount. Please let me know if any of you know of any place.

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2/14/18 @ 10:52 PM
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Lund 1850
Lund 1850
USER since 2/14/18

MOON PHASE (1%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

ICE DEPTH
22 inches

AIR TEMP
31° - 35° F

WATER TEMP
Below 40° F

Got lucky on Valentines day again. This 77 pound 66.5 inch sturgeon came into my heart shaped copper jello mold at 5 feet down.  Fishing off quinney in approx. 18 feet water. My last fish was on Valentine's day 2016 when the fish nosed the same heart shaped copper jello mold which I had 9 feet down that year.  I kept my hopes up with the poor visibility this year since out of the 8 fish Ive seen over the years, 7 were between 4 and 9 feet down. Ive only seen 1 fish on the bottom..on camera last year.. and missed it.  Good Luck to all!

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2/13/18 @ 7:27 PM
git-da-net
git-da-net
USER since 4/12/07

Just wanted to thank the guys at the registration station at Wendts today. My 15 year old son is very interested in Fish biology and had emailed Mr. Koenigs from the DNR, asking if there was any way he could volunteer at a station and see what they do.  My older daughter picked him up as He was able to get out of school for a few hours to go hang out with the guys at that station and learn as much as he could. Luckily they did have 1 sturgeon come in and he got to see what all they do. He said they were really cool guys and is extremely appreciative they allowed him to be there. 

So if the guys that were there check these reports, I thank you for giving him the opportunity. he was extremely happy!

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2/13/18 @ 10:46 AM
GrassBassMaster3
GrassBassMaster3
USER since 2/21/12

just a quick question whats the point of spearing sturgeon. are they good to eat. dont know anything about it. lil info plz

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