This weekend is the start of sturgeon season in Wisconsin. These ancient lake fish are millions of years old and native to the Great Lakes region. Sturgeon swam when dinosaurs walked the Earth. So to see one is to glimpse back in time to our prehistoric past.
Commentator Kathy Kline shares the extraordinary story of Wisconsin’s sturgeon.
Kathy Kline is the co-author of People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin’s Love Affair with an Ancient Fish.