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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Lake

Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents

  POLSON — Temperatures Saturday were in the 70s, and Riverside Park in Polson would typically be overflowing with families and kids frolicking in the still frigid (in this reporter’s opinion) waters of Flathead Lake. While the playground still had a few customers, the swim area was close...

High waters pose risks to recreators High waters pose risks to recreators

LAKE COUNTY — As flooding in Montana has been declared a major disaster by the President, officials would like to remind everyone to act safely during this time of increased water danger.  Energy Keepers of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes has reported that the current water elevatio...

Local emergency response, preparedness in need of volunteers Local emergency response, preparedness in need of volunteers

LAKE COUNTY — A presentation by the emergency response teams in the Flathead Basin revealed a common need: volunteers.  Presenters of the panel included Nic Winslow of BNSF, Brian Heino of Flathead County, Mark Clary of Lake County, and Dale Nelson of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes...

Crow’s Nest Gallery celebrates 50 years before closing doors Crow’s Nest Gallery celebrates 50 years before closing doors

POLSON — Members of the community showed up in waves on Feb. 14 to show some love to the Crow’s Nest Gallery and Framing as they celebrated their 50th anniversary before closing their doors at the end of the month. Opened in 1972 by owner Lou Marchello, the Crow’s Nest has gone through a...

FWP to improve management of public recreation on Flathead Lake islands

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is moving forward with plans to improve management of public recreation on its Flathead Lake island properties, including Bird, Cedar, Douglas, and Goose islands.  FWP manages the four islands as Wildlif...

FWP to address shoreline erosion at Somers Beach State park

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing to construct an erosion control structure along the north shore of Flathead Lake at Somers Beach State Park. The proposed structure is similar to those installed at other eroding sites along the ...

POLSON — Temperatures weren’t the only thing taking a plunge on New Year’s Day. On Saturday afternoon, a few more than 50 spirited chill seekers made an icy plunge into Flathead Lake’s frigid waters, making a big splash into the 2022 New Year during the Polson Polar Plunge. In i...

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...

FWP seeks to improve conservation, recreation opportunities on Flathead Lake islands FWP seeks to improve conservation, recreation opportunities on Flathead Lake islands

MT Fish Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing a plan to improve management of public recreation on its Flathead Lake Island properties, including Bird, Cedar, Douglas, and Goose islands. FWP manages the four islands as Wildlife Habitat Protection Areas...


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