"Sometimes it's standing-room-only in here," said Mary Lou, 83, an expert wood carver and decoy maker who in 1967 speared a 107-pound sturgeon. "The fish don't taste as good as they used to because now they're eating shad. They're really oily."
Sturgeon spearing helps improve fishery in Fond du Lac →
The span of generations is also a significant characteristic that is disappearing, she added.
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