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2013 Paddlefish Harvest Ends

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Fishing - Region 7

Paddlefish harvest season will close at intake fishing access site and in the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam effective Friday May 31, 2013 at 9 pm. (Harvest may close earlier at Intake if the paddlefish harvest target is expected to be reached)
THEREAFTER, CATCH-AND-RELEASE PADDLEFISHING IS ALLOWED ONLY AT INTAKE FISHING ACCESS SITE FROM 6 AM – 9 PM, BEGINNING SATURDAY, JUNE 1 THROUGH TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2013.
With Montana's paddlefish harvest target expected to be reached, the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission agreed today to close the 2013 paddlefish harvest season on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam on Friday May 31, 2013 at 9 p.m. If the paddlefish harvest target is reached at Intake Fishing Access Site before 9 p.m. on Friday the harvest season will close immediately at Intake.