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Articles with the Tag: Fishing

Illegally introduced northern pike populations expanding Illegally introduced northern pike populations expanding

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Recent surveys found growing populations of illegally introduced northern pike in Shady Lane Pond in Evergreen and Lake Mary Ronan near Dayton, creating harmful scenarios for recreational fishing opportunities in both waterbodies. Northern pik...

2022 Spring Mack Days first week results 2022 Spring Mack Days first week results

LAKE COUNTY — 2022 Spring Mack Days began on Thursday, March 17 with a total of 669 lake trout turned in. Friday’s fish total was 1,077, Saturday’s total was 888, and 528 fish were turned in on a cold and blustery Sunday. The first weekend’s total, including Thursday, comes to 3,162 l...

Be bear aware when recreating outdoors

News from Montana FWP MONTANA — As winter gives way to spring, recreationists are taking advantage of the warmer weather to get outside. However, this is also the time of year bears are emerging from their dens and conflicts with people tend to increase. Bears can be found throughout Montana. I...

Hunting, fishing license year begins March 1

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — The 2022 license year opens March 1, which means that is the day you can buy new hunting and fishing licenses and begin applying for permits and special licenses. The deadline to apply for deer and elk permits is April 1. Applications for most s...

Fishing good in Polson Bay

I went to Polson Bay out in front of Kwatuknuk (4-7 inches of ice) and caught two 14-pound mackinaws.  Lake Mary Ronan (sloppy on the ice; 250 yards out and be careful, ice thickness at a guess is 4-6 inches) is giving up perch. East Bay is frozen over solid with 3-4 inches, lots of snow on the ic...

Proposed changes to 2022-23 non-tribal member fishing, bird hunting, recreation regulations announced

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD RESERVATION – The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes have announced the availability of the Mar. 1, 2022 to Feb. 28, 2023 Flathead Indian Reservation Joint Tribal/State fishing, bird hunting, and recreation regulations and propo...

Fall Mack Days ends with 14,036 total lake trout entries Fall Mack Days ends with 14,036 total lake trout entries

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE — The 2021 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake concluded with a total of 14,036 lake trout entries. There was a total of nine weeks of lake trout fishing with a total of 445 anglers entered.  One hundred twenty-eight anglers turned in o...

Fall Mack Days week 6 results announced

News from CSKT Natural Resources Blustery fall weather is here. Many hardy anglers are still hitting the water on Flathead Lake bringing in good numbers of lake trout entries in 2021 Fall Mack Days. The fishing event is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana F...

Week five Mack Days results announced Week five Mack Days results announced

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE — Week five of the 2021 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ended with a total of 9,291 lake trout entered by 118 anglers out of the registered 443 entrants. Up to $200,000 in Cash and Prizes will be a...

$10,000 tagged Mack Days fish caught $10,000 tagged Mack Days fish caught

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE — Congratulations to Terry Krogstad and Julie Perkins. At the end of the day on Oct. 6, “Freddy Mack,” the $10,000 tagged lake trout, was in Terry Krogstad’s cooler. Krogstad and Perkins are two of the hardest working anglers in our ...


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