Special Waterbody Regulations

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Little Platte River

Restrictions

Between Smithville Dam and U.S. Highway 169:

Pole and line fishing only
Paddlefish may not be possessed on the water or adjacent banks.

Pomme de Terre Lake

Restrictions

Length limits:
Black bass: minimum 13”
Crappie: minimum 9”

Daily limit:
Crappie: 15

Smithville Lake

Restrictions

Length limits:
Black bass: minimum 15”

Daily limit:
Crappie: 30 with no more than 15 fish over nine inches.

Truman Lake

Restrictions

Lakewide

Daily limit:
Crappie: 15

Size limit:
Black bass: minimum 15" length limit on largemouth and smallmouth bass; minimum 12" length limit on spotted bass.
Crappie: minimum 9"

Allowed methods:
Nongame fish: Snagging, snaring and grabbing are allowed from March 15 through April 30 only.

On the lake and its tributaries

Daily limit:
Blue catfish: 10 fish daily and possession limit, with not more than 2 blue catfish more than 34".

Size limit:
Paddlefish: minimum 34" body length, measured from eye to fork of tail
Blue catfish: 26" to 34" protected slot length limit; the daily limit may not contain more than 2 blue catfish more than 34".

Prohibited Methods: No person shall continue to snag, snare or grab for any species after taking a daily limit of 2 paddlefish.