- Associated Press - Saturday, June 27, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissions will soon accept applications for paddlefish snagging permits.

The state has 1,520 permits available for residents and 80 for nonresidents. Applications will be taken from Wednesday until July 14.

The application fee is $21 for residents and $41 for nonresidents.

Snagging of paddlefish and nongame fish is allowed Oct. 1-31 in the Missouri River from the Gavins Point Dam west of Yankton, South Dakota, 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 harvests.

Applications are available online and by mail to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

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