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Do Not Harvest List

This list protects rare, threatened, and endangered native Missouri fish. More

Fishing Regulations

Know Missouri’s fishing regulations. This section includes the Do Not Harvest list, general fishing provisions, live bait, nongame species and sport fish regulations. More

Lake Sturgeon

Lake sturgeon illustration
Lake sturgeon are rare and endangered in Missouri. More

Lake Sturgeon

Lake sturgeon illustration
Acipenser fulvenscens
The largest of Missouri’s three sturgeons is rare and endangered in our state. One way to identify it is by its conical (not shovel-nosed) snout. And despite its name, in our state this fish is almost always found in big rivers—not lakes. More

Pallid Sturgeon

Pallid sturgeon illustration
Scaphirhynchus albus
Similar to shovelnose sturgeon, but with a longer and more pointed snout. Bases of the inner barbels are weakly fringed, and the base of an inner barbel is less than half the width of the base of an outer barbel. More

Pallid Sturgeon

Pallid sturgeon illustration
Pallid sturgeon are rare and endangered in Missouri. More

Turtle Regulations

Browse Missouri turtle regulations for methods, seasons, limits, and species on the Do Not Harvest list. More