Lake Sturgeon Reintroduction to the Coosa River Basin
What To Do if you Catch a Lake Sturgeon
LAKE STURGEON CANNOT BE HARVESTED AND MUST BE RELEASED UNHARMED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
IF YOU CATCH A STURGEON IT SHOULD BE HANDLED GENTLY AND RELEASED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
As part of the sturgeon reintroduction effort in the Coosa River system, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources would like to hear about any sturgeon sightings. If you catch or otherwise see a lake sturgeon, please report the information to the office listed below. Note the date and location of your sighting, photograph the fish if possible, and provide your name and telephone number so biologists can contact you about your sighting.
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