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Rescue crews help victim out of lake Rescue crews help victim out of lake

POLSON – One person was transported to the hospital early Saturday afternoon after crashing into Flathead Lake, according to officials with the Lake County Search and Rescue. LCSAR officials noted that a witness saw the vehicle lose control on U.S. Highway 93 near the KwaTaQnuk Resort and Casino. Th...

Mack Days continues until June 28

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Anglers are at the halfway point of the 2020 Spring Mack Days extended fishing event.  Blustery winds and rain were hampering even the hardiest of lake trout anglers Saturday and Sunday. Friday was the calmest day of the weekend with a total of 1,564 lake tro...

Study reveals municipal wastewater treatment effects on lake health Study reveals municipal wastewater treatment effects on lake health

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE — Large-scale, rapid advances in wastewater treatment systems are on the rise all over the world; however, the impact on the balance of key nutrients in the waterbodies that these wastewater treatment systems feed into rarely has been examined on a broad scale over a ...

2020 Spring Mack Days ends June 28

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – The Mack Days fishing competition continues until June 28. The spring event was extended after COVID-19 concerns caused a delay.  Safety is the most important issue for everyone. Please practice all social distancing guidelines.  Protocol for tu...

Busy boating season launches with new protocols Busy boating season launches with new protocols

POLSON — Tourism related businesses like local Flathead Lake recreational watercraft and boat rental shops received some positive news recently. The first day of the state’s move into phase two of the Reopening the Big Sky plan was on Monday, May 25. Gov. Steve Bullock lifted the 14-day travel...

2020 Spring Mack Days extended

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – The 2020 Spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake resumed on June 2nd with an extended schedule and strict safety measures.   The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council approved the extension, provided the event can be conducted safely and wit...

Macman catches biggest perch he’s ever seen Macman catches biggest perch he’s ever seen

News from Dick Zimmer, The Macman It appears that we are closing in on the end of a perch cycle. There is a huge number of incredibly large mature fish, and by large, I mean they are consistently bigger than I’ve ever seen in a lifetime of having fished there. Thirteen inches is not uncommon. &nbs...

UM researchers urge governments to address Transboundary Mining Pollution UM researchers urge governments to address Transboundary Mining Pollution

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE – An international group of science and policy experts have published a joint commentary in the journal Science, urging U.S. and Canadian leadership to immediately address damages and risks caused by Canadian mine pollution flowing downstream into U.S. states. Led ...

Spring Mack Days continues despite COVID-19 Spring Mack Days continues despite COVID-19

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – With all the cancelations happing throughout the Mission Valley, rest assured at least one event will not be canceled.  Grab your fishing poles and get your families onto Flathead Lake to participate in the 2020 Spring Mack Days event, which began on March 20...

Changes to boating access finalized

FLATHEAD LAKE — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is not renewing its lease with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation for the Elmo Fishing Access Site on Flathead Lake. Instead, FWP is focusing its recreation management efforts on the Big Arm Unit of Flathead Lake State Park, w...


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