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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Lake

UM researchers find rivers retain more plastic debris than previously thought UM researchers find rivers retain more plastic debris than previously thought

FLATHEAD LAKE – Each year, scientists estimate up to four million tons of plastic debris are transported from rivers to oceans all across the globe. It was long thought that most microplastics found in river systems would eventually make their way into the oceans. However, new research by scientists at...

Polar Plunge swimmers shiver into New Year Polar Plunge swimmers shiver into New Year

Lunacy might be defined as jumping into the wintery water of Flathead Lake at temperatures barely above freezing, wearing nothing more than swimsuits or clothes more suitable for a summer day, but as human nature goes, many people are up for doing crazy things.   The Polson Polar Plunge is an annual ...

Local benchrest shooting champion shoots to the top Local benchrest shooting champion shoots to the top

FINLEY POINT — Winning a United States Air Rifle Benchrest national championship is quite an impressive accomplishment. So is setting an outdoor world and national air rifle record for the most bull's-eyes. Flathead Lake area resident Amador Zuazua, also known as AZ, set the record on Oct. 10 in Mes...

Fall Mack Days ends with many awards

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Fall Mack Days 2018 ended on Nov. 11 with a total of 15,408 lake trout entries. There were up to $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The event is a tool that used to help reduce the numbers of non-native lake t...

Fall Mack Days week seven results counted

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Flathead Lake trout anglers are working hard to increase their fish totals before the 2018 fall fishing event ends on Nov. 11 at 3:00 p.m.  The fish fry for friends and family will begin at 4 p.m. Entries will be taken until the last day of the event. There i...

Fall Mack Days continues with week six

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE – The 2018 Fall Mack Days fishing event continues until Nov. 11. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes sponsored the event. There are up to $150,000 in cash and prizes that will be awarded at the conclusion of the event. All it takes is one l...

Fall Mack Days competition continues

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Windblown lake trout anglers recently completed the second weekend of 2018 Fall Mack Days on Flathead Lake that started on Sept. 21. The eight-week event continues until Nov. 11 with anglers fishing Tuesday through Fridays.  Three windy days in a row kept man...

Polson’s ‘Friends of the Library’ seeks members Polson’s ‘Friends of the Library’ seeks members

News from Friends of the Library POLSON — Polson’s Friends of the North Lake County Public Library District have regrouped and are actively recruiting memberships for the 2018-19 fiscal year. Directors Paula Aznoe, Diane Farquhar, John Freemole and Barbara Hammons meet regularly to discuss f...

Anglers lured to Flathead Lake in hopes of reeling in big fish, cash Anglers lured to Flathead Lake in hopes of reeling in big fish, cash

Swimming somewhere out in Flathead Lake is a lake trout worth $10,000, just waiting to be caught by a skilled or very lucky angler.  Matter of fact, upwards of $150,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the best or luckiest anglers starting Friday, Sept. 21, during the annual Fall Mack Days tourn...

Too many fish, not enough time

Fishermen:  During the fall there are too many options and not enough time. With the fish working on building a nutritional surplus for winter, they become exceptionally active. The smallmouth bass are responsive to almost anything you throw at them, and the lake trout (mackinaw) have begun their pre...


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