An Onalaska angler faces a $24,682 fine for exceeding the limit in Lake Onalaska and the Mississippi River.
Stanley Paalksnis keep at least 22 bluegills and five unidentified fish, according to records filed in La Crosse County Circuit Court.
He fished again that afternoon, collecting 25 bluegills. The daily limit is 25.
Authorities found more than 150 fish fillets in his freezers and refrigerators and determined that he was “grossly over his possession limit.”