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Big Game Fishing

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Paddlefishing is no leisure sport.

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Swimming paddlefish

Help Improve Paddlefishing

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.

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Swimming paddlefish

MDC holding open houses on potential paddlefish permit changes

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

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Paddlefish

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!

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First Paddlefish for Brenda Eichholz

Paddlefish a challenge for anglers, a boost for Warsaw businesses

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

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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.

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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.

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Paddlefish Caught in Missouri River

Paddlefish swims many rivers and miles to KC

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Paddlefishing

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

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