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Paddlefish snagging and spearfishing season begins Thursday. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo)

Paddlefish snagging, spearfishing begins Thursday

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DICKINSON, N.D. -- Paddlefish snagging and spearfishing seasons start Thursday, both expected to gain even more traction as the oil boom draws more anglers to western North Dakota.


Scott Gangl, fisheries management section leader for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said growing interest is reflected by subtle rule changes this year.

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