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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...

Respect seasonal closure along north shore Flathead Lake

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — The public is reminded to please respect public and private land closures along the north shore of Flathead Lake between Bigfork and Somers. The vast stretch of north shoreline owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a Waterfowl Product...

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...

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...

New program assists watershed groups in Montana New program assists watershed groups in Montana

News from the UM Bio Station MONTANA — The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station is launching a new program called Monitoring Montana Waters.  The program will provide scientific expertise, guidance and funding to citizen-led watershed groups in Montana to build ca...

Polson, county officers respond to missing person, school threat, dead body in little more than a week

By Karen Peterson / Valley Journal  LAKE COUNTY – Law enforcement in Lake County searched for a missing person last week, notified the public of the identity of a body found at Flathead Lake and continued to respond to a school threat. In the first incident, on Monday, Feb. 1, Lake County 91...

Study finds substantial economic benefits from Whitefish, Flathead lakes Study finds substantial economic benefits from Whitefish, Flathead lakes

Area researchers have found two clear western Montana lakes – Flathead and Whitefish – generate home values that result in upwards of $3 billion in property value and $25 million in property tax revenues for local and state governments. The study was conducted by the University of Montana&rsqu...

Polson Polar Plunge tradition continues amid pandemic Polson Polar Plunge tradition continues amid pandemic

POLSON — This year’s bone-chilling annual Polson Polar Plunge was officially put on ice, but on Friday afternoon, several dozen swimmers unofficially gathered along the boat launch ramp and frosty shoreline of Riverside Park to celebrate New Year’s Day with a plunge into the frigid waters o...

Flathead Lake data included in long-term water temperature study Flathead Lake data included in long-term water temperature study

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE — Over the last few decades, water scientists have noticed a rapid and consistent warming of surface temperatures. Changes beneath the water surface, however, have been subtler, but could still have significant consequences for lake ecosystems. In a study recently ...


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