March 30, 2024 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Shreveport Aquarium
601 Clyde Fant Parkway

Come celebrate and learn all about these extraordinary creatures and how we can all help them survive during our 5th annual Paddlefish Festival. Help us send-off the Paddlefish to their new home.

Join us for a fun day at the aquarium with:

Then join us in Mooringsport for the paddlefish release into Caddo Lake (approximately 2:30 – 3 pm).

Get directions here


Did you know that Paddlefish, a 300 million year old species, once common in Caddo lake, had completely disappeared from the lake after the construction of the dam at Lake O’ the Pines? Through extensive habitat restoration and historic agreements with the Corps of Engineers, Caddo Lake is now prime habitat to restore the this prehistoric species, the paddlefish.