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Articles with the Tag: Fishing

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 fro...

Briefs for June 6, 2018

Women’s Fly Fishing Workshop in Kalispell on June 9 News from Montana FWP Kalispell — The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is sponsoring a fly fishing class in Kalispell on Saturday, June 9. This class is for beginning anglers who want to l...

Board hears about successful wildlife management programs Board hears about successful wildlife management programs

POLSON – The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board met to talk about the many projects that happened last year and what will come in the future during a meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at the Polson library. The State of Montana and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes started the board ...

Briefs for May 23, 2018

FWP to meet in Polson News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks POLSON — The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board will meet Wednesday, May 23, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Polson City Library. Board Chair, Pelah Hoyt, invites all interested persons to attend.  The board is co...

Lady Pirate Paige Noyes gets a hit. Lady Pirate Paige Noyes gets a hit.

Fishermen:  As waters warm, the fishing opportunities are on the increase, but some of the best fishing is only temporary. For optimum results there are three area bodies of water that you should plan to fish in the near future.   Last Sunday, Roger Smart and I went to Lake Mary Ronan after h...

Spring Mack Days event continues

News from CSKT Natural Resources Up to $225,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded on the last day of 2018 Spring Mack Days - May 13, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. There are four weekends to go in the event. An angler can fish Friday-Sunday and enter at least one fish to beco...

Perch biting on east side of Polson Bay Perch biting on east side of Polson Bay

Fishermen:  It looks like the perch have finally begun to bite at the east side of Polson Bay.  Though I haven’t been there myself as I head up to Finnian Slough to catch bait fish, I’ve seen a cluster of boats on the south central part of the bay.  A reminder that I’m pay...

Spring Mack Days week 3 results announced

News from CSKT Natural Resources Anglers fishing 2018 Spring Mack Days had to deal with a variety of weather issues over the Easter weekend. Friday cooler temperatures came in and with the cooler temperatures came winds and big waves on the water. Entries were 646 at the end of the day with many anglers...

2018 Spring Mack Days underway

News from CSKT Natural Resources Spring 2018 Mack Days began Friday, March 16 and will end Sunday, May 13. Anglers can fish for lake trout on Flathead Lake Tuesday through Sunday for a total of 51 days. Mack Days is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and is used as a fisheries...

Lake trout, perch fishing hot Lake trout, perch fishing hot

Fishermen:  If you haven’t already made plans for the weekend, I have a fishing report that will expand your possibilities.   Last Saturday Casey Kopel and I caught eight lake trout near the shore south of Melita Island. We did best with a whole-fish setup in around a 50-foot depth. I s...


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