Sturgeon Spawning

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Each Spring, between late March and early May, the sturgeon swim along the shoreline looking for a place to spawn. The fish are huge, old and pretty ugly but you can only see the sturgeon spawning for a couple days when the water reaches 53 degrees. We checked them out last year in Shiocton and it was an incredible site.

Pack a picnic or stop by Charlie’s Drive-In on Main Street in Hortonville for a snack or ice cream.

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Wolf River Sturgeon Trail, New London
Wolf River, Cty Highway X, west of New London

Shawano Dam
1263 S Main St, Shawano

Bamboo Bend, Shiocton
County Highway 54

Watch live feed from the locations on the Wolf River Cam.

Also, check out the Wisconsin DNR’s website for maps and updates.