Dick Koerner

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Donald Petersen, Sr. People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish

Interviewed by Dick Koerner, Donald Petersen, Sr. (also known as Old Timer or O.T.) discusses his experiences with sturgeon spearing. He talks about changes in the sport, his spearing history, and preferences for recipes, spearing locations, and spears.

Dick Koerner Neenah, WI University of Wisconsin Board of Regents, Oshkosh Public Museum
Pete Schuh People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish

Pete Schuh is interviewed by Dick Koerner about his experiences spear fishing, changes in regulations over time, and superstitions.

Dick Koerner Menasha, WI University of Wisconsin Board of Regents, Oshkosh Public Museum
Ron Vanderzanden People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish

Ron Vanderzanden is interviewed by Dick Koerner about increased regulations and fines in modern day spearing, including the half day season, and the impact it has on poaching. Ron also tells tales of his past experiences sturgeon spearing.

Dick Koerner Menasha, WI University of Wisconsin Board of Regents, Oshkosh Public Museum