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Sturgeon spearing gear and apparel is made and sold locally–take a look at the list below to find spears, gaff hooks, decoys, apparel, and more.  Please send an email to winnebagosturgeon@gmail.com if you have something/someone/somewhere to add!

People of the Sturgeon by Ron Bruch, Kathleen Schmitt Kline, Fred Binkowski, and Bob Rashid
www.winnebagosturgeon.org (Available at Amazon.com, B&N.com, and more)

Sturgeon Spearing Shanty Rentals:
Lonny Ziemer, 920.540.4181 (Shanty rentals & guide service, visit www.winnebagoguides.net for more info)
Shawn Wendt, 920.960.5020 (Lake Winnebago)
Paul Muche 920.602.2038 (Lake Winnebago, Upriver Lakes)
Bill Jenkins, 920.795.4227 (Lake Winnebago)

Big K Decoys of Big Grass Outfitters, LLC.
121 Moraine Dr.
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020
Contact David Koball at 920.946.1522 or biggrass02@yahoo.com
Colorful hand-made decoys.  Read more and view Dave’s decoys here.

Bobber’s
W5204 Faro Springs Rd.
Hilbert, WI 54129
Contact 920.989.2900

Craigslist.com (under “For Sale”, then “Sporting”)
A great place to find used sturgeon spearing equipment such as spears, gaff hooks, and shanties.

Don Ecker
423 Military Rd.
Stockbridge, WI 53088
Contact Don Ecker at 920.439.1327
Article, Blog Post
Hand-carved and decorated colorful decoys.

Doug Mader & Phil Verboomen
V head, 5 tine, and 6 tine spears for sale as well as gaff hooks.
Call Doug at 920.205.0237
(Also sold at Vinland Still & Grill and Tews Two Sporting Goods)
Click here for more info and photos.

Fishtale Inn Food & Spirits
W5636 Cty EE
Hilbert, WI 54129
Contact Dwayne Nushardt at 920.439.1565
Shirts, sweatshirts, hats, pins, pint glasses, and more during the sturgeon spearing season.

Harbor Bar
1919 W. Lake St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Contact Bill Schwartz at 920.439.1450

Jeanne’s Bar
N302 Military Rd.
Sherwood, WI 54169
Contact 920.989.2470
Sweatshirts and more during the sturgeon spearing season.

Jerry’s Bar
1210 Ceape Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Contact at 920.231.7380

Pin Pals
Website
A lake sturgeon pin is available, although not listed (also for sale at the High Cliff State Park main office for $4).
Contact at pinpals@new.rr.com or 920.303.9555

Quinney Quencher
W5626 Quinney Rd.
Chilton, WI53014
920.439.1341

Tews Two Sporting Goods
1605 South Main Street
Oshkosh, WI 54902
920.233.3557
Sell flying barb spears made by Doug Mader and Phil Verboomen (click here to read more).

Tuck’s Flying Barb Sturgeon Spears
N1054 Cty Rd. H
Fremont, WI 54940
Contact Greg Tuchscherer at 920.446.2972

Vern’s Sturgeons
W4914 Faro Springs Rd.
Hilbert, WI 54129
Contact Vern Gebhart at 920.989.1355
Handcrafted decoys, mini-shanties, spears, birdhouses, gaff hooks, pins, and more.

Vinland Still & Grill
6392 County Road A
Neenah, WI 54956
Contact at 920.722.0939
Sell flying barb spears made by Doug Mader and Phil Verboomen (click here to read more).

Waverly Beach
N8770 Firelane 1
Menasha, WI 54952
Contact at 920.733.9721
Sweatshirts and pint glasses.

Wendt’s On the Lake
N9699 Lakeshore Dr.
Van Dyne, WI 54979
Contact at 920.688.5231
Website
Shirts, sweatshirts, hats, pins, pint glasses, and more during the sturgeon spearing season.

Wisconsin Charm
40 Thackery Drive
Oshkosh, WI 54904
Contact Paul Spanbauer at 920.232.1670 or catchbigfish@itol.com
www.wisconsincharm.com/home
Great Lakes Trophy Fish Rings including Lake Sturgeon rings, pendants, and more.

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