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Sunday, April 18, 2010
2010 Sturgeon Spawning Photos from Shawano Dam #2
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Top Left: The Run is on. This photo was taken on Friday evening Arpil 16 at about 5:30 PM. It looks like a scene from the movie - "Jaws". Top Right: One of the young college volunteers gets a chance to help measure the fish with the assistance of one of the DNR workers. 2 Left: A fairly sizeable crowd was on hand to witness this event. 2 Right/3 Left: More volunteers and interns net the fish for the DNR workers. Fish are measured, tagged, recorded and released. Some fish that were processed were over 70 inches long and over 100 years old. 3 Right: DNR workers encouraged the young kids to touch the ancient fish if they wanted to. You can see some of the fish eggs on the ground by the young kids foot. Bottom: Another view of the spawning fish in their natural habitat.