Season Open


Mar 15 2021 to Apr 30 2021


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.

Valid Permits
Allowed & Prohibited Methods

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Paddlefish side view



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This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.