Fishing for Sturgeon

Travel Correspondent Julie Henning takes us to frozen Lake Winnebago

Opening day of the Sturgeon spearing season at Lake Winnebago in northeast Wisconsin. Participants burn a hand-made sturgeon in a huge bonfire.
Credit Julie Henning

on the opening day of the Sturgeon spearing season. She watches as men and women cut through the ice to gain access to the giant prehistoric fish, which are heavily regulated due to a history of overfishing.