2013 Paddlefish Harvest Ends
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, at 9 p.m. (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 a.m. – 9 p.m., beginning Saturday, June 1 through Tuesday, June 10.
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.