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Big Game Fishing

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fishing rod and reel
Paddlefishing is no leisure sport. More

Help Improve Paddlefishing

Swimming paddlefish
Beginning in 2012, MDC is conducting a long-term project to get more information on both paddlefish sport fishing statewide and commercial harvest from the Mississippi River. Please share your opinions. More

MDC holding open houses on potential paddlefish permit changes

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Swimming paddlefish
Changes will provide better info on sport snagging to improve fish stocking and management. More

Paddlefish

illustration of big, long-nosed fish
Polyodon spathula
This unusual fish is Missouri’s officially designated aquatic animal. Like a small shark, it nearly lacks scales and has a cartilaginous skeleton; like a baleen whale, it filters its dinner from the water—but no other fish on our continent has a paddle for a snout! More

Paddlefish a challenge for anglers, a boost for Warsaw businesses

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First Paddlefish for Brenda Eichholz
Fish that swam when dinosaurs roamed provide challenge for anglers, and financial boost for community billed as “Paddlefish Capitol of the World.” More

Paddlefish Snagging

Paddlefish Snagging
Paddlefish are highly valued by both sport and commercial fishers, and MDC’s paddlefish stocking and management help make Missouri a great place to fish. More

Paddlefish Snagging on Truman Lake

Paddlefish Snagging on Truman Lake
These anglers in March had already caught two large paddlefish from Truman Lake near Osceola and were trying to snag another. More

Paddlefish swims many rivers and miles to KC

Paddlefish Caught in Missouri River
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Paddlefishing

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Saltwater gear is the norm for Missouri's biggest game fish. More