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Perch fishing good around new Polson city dock Perch fishing good around new Polson city dock

Fishermen, What bites well in the perch in a 35 to 45 foot depth? This includes all the weedy areas in Flathead Lake proper (the lake north of the narrows.) Lake whitefish just below the thermocline, but very close to it. This is a narrow thermal layer that has a 10 degree difference in temperature from the top to the bottom of it. It is normally 45 to 55 feet deep.  This fishery depends on perch fry coming in from deep water. Because the perch population is high this should be a banner year. — Small mouth bass along the shore from the Finley Point West to Melita Island.      —  Also in the Flathead River below Kerr Dam and Polson Bay down to...


Teams compete in splash tourney Teams compete  in splash tourney

POLSON - Mission Valley’s reputation for having high-level girls’ fastpitch softball was strengthened during last weekend’s Polson Splash Girls' Fastpitch Softball Tournament as several teams headed into the championship round.  In the 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U/18U classifications, Pols...


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The Montana High School Association (MHSA) announced Wednesday in a press release that the MHSA Executive Board has hired Polson High School principal Scott Wilson as its next assistant director. Wilson has served in the Polson School District the last 17 years as a teacher, coach, activities director and...


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Track and Field State Track Class C: During the Class C State Track and Field meet in Great Falls, Peyton Lammerding scored a girls’ state second-place medal and an Arlee High School Record in the shot put with a toss of 37-08.5 feet.  All-State selections: Eight individuals from the Polso...


McGuinness, Polson girls tennis team win state tournament McGuinness, Polson girls tennis team win state tournament

  POLSON – As Polson’s Shea McGuinness and Corvallis’ Olivia Fehr were midway through their pre-game warmups to determine who would be crowned girls Class A singles state champion, rainy weather that had plagued much of the tournament on Thursday and Friday, once again caused yet an...


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Track and Field State Track Class A:  The Polson Pirate boys and girls track teams brought home individual state championships on Friday and Saturday during the Class A State track and field meet in Laurel.  Bea Frissell crossed the tape first in both the 1600 with a time of 5:09.79 an...


Lucky Strike bowling results for May 13-26

Monday Nite Fun Nite Total No. of Bowlers: 22 1st Place: Marcy Gerdts and Richard Turpin 2nd Place: Donata Healy and Jerry Powell 3rd Place: Dennis Roush and Randy Wieder 4th Place:  Sharla Talsma and Jeff Lulow   St. Luke Spring League Men High Game Scratch: Bra...


Sports Shorts for May 23, 2018 Sports Shorts for May 23, 2018

Baseball Mission Valley Rockies : On Saturday, the Rockies split a double header on the road against the Missoula Pioneers falling 14-1 in the opener and winning 7-6 in the night cap. At home on Sunday, the Clark Fork Cougs swept the Rockies in double header action 13-1 and 6-4. Mission Valley...


'Tiny Talent' entertains at Head Over Heels Spring Showcase 'Tiny Talent' entertains at  Head Over Heels Spring Showcase

Among the many students who demonstrated last weekend the skills they've been working on, were two groups of tumblers Head Over Heels owner Jessica Edwards describes as the organization's "tiny talent" - the Hummingbirds and the Robins. Edwards said her youngest students are "unusally strong, flexible and wi...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of May 6-12

The following teams did not bowl: Merchants Tuesday Twisters Out-O-Rounders Wednesday Lucky Ladies Lady Strikers   Friday Night Mixed:   Monday Nite Fun Nite Total # of Bowlers: 39 1st Place: Amber Marsee and Jeff Lulow 2nd Place: Nancy Smith and Dennis Krantz ...


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