Paddlefish

Season Closed
Dates
March 15, 2021 to April 30, 2021
Notes

Measure paddlefish from eye to fork of tail to determine size.

Limits apply on all waters except on areas with special regulations, including Lake of the Ozarks, Table Rock Lake, Truman Lake, and their tributaries. Check area regulations for additional restrictions.

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

Limits

Daily limit: 2
Possession limit: 4
Size limit: 24-inch minimum in most areas; 34-inch minimum on Lake of the Ozarks, Table Rock Lake, Truman Lake, and their tributaries

Methods
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