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Missouri and Big Sioux rivers paddlefish fishing season opens Feb. 4

Missouri and Big Sioux rivers paddlefish fishing season opens Feb. 4

  • 1/23/2018 12:49:00 PM
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The paddlefish fishing season is open from sunrise to sunset from Feb. 4 to April 30 on the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers. Anglers fishing for paddlefish must have a valid Iowa fishing license, along with a special paddlefish license and unused transportation tag(s).
Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers paddlefish fishing season opens March 1

Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers paddlefish fishing season opens March 1

  • 2/14/2017 12:36:00 PM
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The paddlefish fishing season opens March 1 on the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers and runs through April 15 (sunrise to sunset). Anglers fishing for paddlefish must have a valid Iowa fishing license, along with a special paddlefish license and unused transportation tag.
Deadline to buy paddlefish license is Jan. 31

Deadline to buy paddlefish license is Jan. 31

  • 1/10/2017 12:00:00 PM
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Iowa anglers have until January 31 to buy their 2017 paddlefish license for the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers. The special paddlefish season runs from March 1 to April 15.
Missouri River paddlefish licenses on sale now

Missouri River paddlefish licenses on sale now

  • 12/22/2016 9:12:00 AM
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Try a new fishing experience this spring – snagging paddlefish on the Missouri River. Paddlefish licenses are on sale now through Jan. 31, 2017.
Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers Paddlefish Fishing Season Opens March 1

Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers Paddlefish Fishing Season Opens March 1

  • 2/16/2016 8:16:00 AM
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The paddlefish fishing season opens March 1 on the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers and runs through April 15 (sunrise to sunset). The paddlefish season was opened on these rivers March 1, 2015 after being closed since 1986 due to concerns of habitat loss and declining population numbers.
Deadline to Purchase Paddlefish License is Jan 31

Deadline to Purchase Paddlefish License is Jan 31

  • 1/12/2016 10:21:00 AM
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Iowa anglers have until January 31 to purchase their 2016 paddlefish license for the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers. The special paddlefish season runs from March 1 to April 15.
Snag a Paddlefish This Spring With These Pointers

Snag a Paddlefish This Spring With These Pointers

  • 2/25/2015 2:57:00 AM
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Anglers fishing the Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers this spring have a new angling opportunity. The new paddlefish fishing season opens March 1 and runs through April 15 (sunrise to sunset).
Do you know Iowa's largest fish?

Do you know Iowa's largest fish?

  • 12/26/2014 9:58:00 AM
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While Iowa anglers have reeled in a 93-pound bighead carp and a 101-pound blue catfish, neither of those can dethrone Iowa’s largest official state record fish.