Shovelnose Sturgeon Regulations

Valid Permits

  • Daily Fishing Permit
  • Nonresident Fishing Permit
  • Fishing Permit
  • Hunting and Fishing Permit

Season & Limits

Sturgeon - Shovelnose

Season Open All Year
Daily Limit: 10
Possession Limit: 20

Additional Information

Daily limit applies on all waters except on areas that are posted with special regulations. (Visit our Special Area Fishing Regulations page)

Length Limit: 30" maximum

Special Notices

Extracted paddlefish and shovelnose sturgeon eggs may not be possessed while on waters of the state or adjacent banks, and may not be transported. They also may not be bought, sold or offered for sale.

Shovelnose sturgeon must remain intact while on waters of the state or adjacent banks.

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