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 23, 2014 at 9:00 PM.
THEREAFTER, CATCH-AND-RELEASE PADDLEFISHING IS ALLOWED ONLY AT INTAKE FISHING ACCESS SITE FROM 6 AM – 9 PM, BEGINNING ON SATURDAY, May 24 THROUGH MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014.
With Montana’s paddlefish harvest target expected to be reached, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission agreed today to close the 2014 paddlefishharvest season on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 9 pm. If the paddlefish harvest target is reached at Intake Fishing Access Site before 9 pm on Friday the harvest season will close immediately at Intake.
(Report by Montana FWP)