Paddlefish Harvest Ends on Yellowstone & Lower Missouri Rivers
Paddlefish harvest season will close at Intake Fishing Access Site (FAS) and in the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam effective Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.
Thereafter, catch-and-release paddlefishing is allowed only at Intake FAS from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. beginning on Thursday June 4 through Saturday, June 13, 2015.
With Montana’s paddlefish harvest target expected to be reached, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission agreed today to close the 2015 paddlefish harvest season on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 12 pm. If the paddlefish harvest target is reached at Intake Fishing Access Site before 12 pm on Wednesday the harvest season will close immediately at Intake.
(Report via Montana FWP)