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Paddlefish Snagging Permit Application Period Is July 1-14

LINCOLN – Applications may be made for Nebraska paddlefish snagging permits July 1-14.

Snagging of paddlefish and nongame fish is permitted Oct. 1-31 in the Missouri River from the Gavins Point Dam west of Yankton, S.D., downstream to the mouth of the Big Sioux River at mile marker 734, west of Sioux City, Iowa. All inland waters in Nebraska are closed to paddlefish harvest.

There are 1,520 permits authorized for residents and 80 for nonresidents. The application fees of $21 for residents and $41 for nonresidents includes an issuing fee.

Visit OutdoorNebraska.org to apply or use the form in the 2015 Fishing Guide. Applicants must be 12 years of age by this Oct. 1 to be eligible for a permit. The application period begins at 1 p.m. Central time on July 1. Mailed applications must be received in Nebraska Game and Parks Commission headquarters in Lincoln by 5 p.m. on July 14. Online applications end at midnight.

Permits remaining following the first drawing will be sold over the counter on a first-come basis beginning at 1 p.m. Central time on Sept. 1.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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