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Kasper takes first in 7th week of fishing event

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Lake trout anglers have two weekends left in the spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake. It is not too late to become involved and win some of the $225,000 in cash and prizes, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  Come out and he...

Mack Days counts come in for week 6 Mack Days counts come in for week 6

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – The $10,000 tagged lake trout named Jaws is still hanging about somewhere in Flathead Lake, and he or she is an elusive and highly sought-after lake trout.  Three weeks are left in the spring Mack Days fishing event, which is sponsored by the Confederated Sal...

FWP offers online hunter, bowhunter classes

News from FWP During the last year, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offered hunter and bowhunter education classes online due to COVID concerns. Since last spring, more than 17,000 Montanans completed the online courses, which is nearly double the number of students in a typical year. Safety super...

Largest competition lake trout holds at 40 inches Largest competition lake trout holds at 40 inches

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE — Five weeks of Flathead Lake fishing entries just concluded with a total of 17,234 lake trout entered. There are four weeks left in the spring Mack Days event. Entries continue to be taken until May 16. Mack Days events are sponsored by the Confederated Salis...

Turner takes first place in fourth week of Mack Days competition

News from CSKT   FLATHEAD LAKE – Lake trout anglers have completed four weekends of the nine-week 2021 Spring Mack Days fishing event.  The event is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. There are to $225,000 in ca...

Mack Days week two results reported, $10,000 fish still out there Mack Days week two results reported, $10,000 fish still out there

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE — Week two of the Spring Mack Days fishing event ended with high winds on March 28. A National Weather Service Advisory was heeded by many anglers, who wisely decided to stay safe off the capping waters and didn’t venture out.  At the end of the day on Fr...

Spring Mack Days officials report week one results

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Five hundred fifty-eight anglers have registered, so far, in the 2021 Spring Mack Days fishing event with a total of 105 anglers hitting the water and turning in at least one or more lake trout entries.  Many anglers fished all three days of the first weekend...

Concerned MT wildlife professionals explain opposition to proposed bills Concerned MT wildlife professionals explain opposition to proposed bills

We are Montana residents and professional wildlife biologists and managers with a total of 1,561 years of experience in wildlife management and wildlife habitat management. Among us are 16 retired employees of Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks with 469 years with the agency, and 3 former Commissioners from t...

FWP reminder: Be bear aware when recreating outdoors

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Bears are emerging from dens with the onset of spring, and people are reminded to “Be Bear Aware.” Bears can be found throughout Montana. In recent years, grizzly bear populations have expanded and bears are sometimes found in historic r...

Spring Mack Days start March 19 Spring Mack Days start March 19

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE — Spring Mack Days on Flathead Lake will begin Friday, March 19, and end on Sunday, May 16.  This lake trout angling event is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks with up to $225,000 in cas...


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