Paddlefish

Paddlefish Snagging Season

Season Information

The 2017 paddlefish sagging season closed May 8.


Snagging Area Maps (updated prior to each season)

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Species Information

Tagging Paddlefish

All harvested paddlefish must be tagged with the snagger’s own tag. The tag should be placed through the skin at the base of the dorsal fin (see picture) and locked so that it cannot fall out. If a fish is cut up, the tag must accompany the meat, with that por􀆟on of the back and dorsal fin necessary to maintain the tag as sealed to the fish.

Paddlefish Tag Vendors

Bismarck Game and Fish Office
100 N. Bismarck Expressway
Bismarck, ND 58501
701-328-6300

Rosie's Food and Gas
204 South Main
Dickinson, ND 58601
701-483-7860

Runnings Farm and Fleet
2003 3rd Avenue West
Dickinson, ND 58601
701-483-1226

J Sports Sporting Goods
1100 4th Ave NE
Watford City ND 58854
701-260-5228

Scenic Sports
1201 East Broadway
Williston, ND 58801
701-572-8696

Sportsman's Warehouse
925 32nd Ave West
Williston ND 58801
701-572-2500

Wal-Mart, Inc.
4001 2nd Avenue West
Williston, ND 58801
701-572-8550