A man waist deep in water holding a silver fish and his fishing rod

Year-round fishing is permitted on the Deep Fork River and the Montezuma Creek fishing area, Fishing is allowed March 1-October 31 on the sloughs, farm ponds and impoundments not connected to the Deep Fork River. Primary fishing is bank and small-boat fishing in the Deep Fork River for channel catfish, blue catfish, flathead catfish, crappie, white bass and largemouth bass. Trot lines, jug lines, limb lines and yo-yos are allowed only on the Deep Fork River. Bow fishing is allowed during daylight hours from March 1-September 30.

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