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Articles with the Tag: Fishing

Mack Days continues until June 28

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Anglers are at the halfway point of the 2020 Spring Mack Days extended fishing event.  Blustery winds and rain were hampering even the hardiest of lake trout anglers Saturday and Sunday. Friday was the calmest day of the weekend with a total of 1,564 lake tro...

2020 Spring Mack Days ends June 28

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – The Mack Days fishing competition continues until June 28. The spring event was extended after COVID-19 concerns caused a delay.  Safety is the most important issue for everyone. Please practice all social distancing guidelines.  Protocol for tu...

2020 Spring Mack Days extended

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – The 2020 Spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake resumed on June 2nd with an extended schedule and strict safety measures.   The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council approved the extension, provided the event can be conducted safely and wit...

Stream fishing opens May 16

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — To fish or not to fish? What a silly question. Where can I legally fish is the question.  The Flathead Indian Reservation encompasses over 400 miles of fishing streams and 70,000 acres of lakes. Fishing is open on lakes, ponds, potholes and reservoirs ...

Macman catches biggest perch he’s ever seen Macman catches biggest perch he’s ever seen

News from Dick Zimmer, The Macman It appears that we are closing in on the end of a perch cycle. There is a huge number of incredibly large mature fish, and by large, I mean they are consistently bigger than I’ve ever seen in a lifetime of having fished there. Thirteen inches is not uncommon. &nbs...

Non-resident recreation temporarily suspended on Flathead Reservation Non-resident recreation temporarily suspended on Flathead Reservation

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council passed a resolution to temporarily suspend non-resident recreation on tribally owned land and to also restrict residents to day use recreation only.   The modifications are similar to restrictions tha...

Meeting cancellations, postponed events

Leon Hall potluck 
cancelled ST. IGNATIUS — Leon Hall monthly potluck for April 8 has been cancelled. Hope to see everyone on May 13 when we have a presentation by Prof. Dean Nicolai on Sami people and their culture compared to the Salish Culture.   Horsemen stay home RONAN —...

Spring Mack Days continues despite COVID-19 Spring Mack Days continues despite COVID-19

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – With all the cancelations happing throughout the Mission Valley, rest assured at least one event will not be canceled.  Grab your fishing poles and get your families onto Flathead Lake to participate in the 2020 Spring Mack Days event, which began on March 20...

FWP licensing call center extending hours

News from FWP  MONTANA – Hunters and anglers who are purchasing licenses online and have questions for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks can take advantage of extended hours at the licensing call center now through April 1. The call center will be fielding calls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday...

Changes to boating access finalized

FLATHEAD LAKE — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is not renewing its lease with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation for the Elmo Fishing Access Site on Flathead Lake. Instead, FWP is focusing its recreation management efforts on the Big Arm Unit of Flathead Lake State Park, w...


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