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Record-setting sturgeon season on Lake Winnebago

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LAKE WINNEBAGO (WKOW) --   The 2014 sturgeon spearing season on Lake Winnebago is over and it set a new record.
 
Department of Natural Resources officials say 95 of the more than 1,854 sturgeon speared weighed more than 100 pounds.

That's the most of that weight ever registered in a single season.

The biggest prehistoric fish taken this year weighed 161 pounds.

The six day season ended Monday.

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