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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Lake

Dipping into a new decade Dipping into a new decade

POLSON – Chill seekers splashed into the nippy waters of Flathead Lake to kick off the first day of 2020 during the 22nd Annual Polson Polar Plunge.  The event was held along the boat ramp and shoreline of Polson’s Riverside Park on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 1. For some Mission Valley res...

Flowering rush public meeting planned

News from SKC  There is a public scoping meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Polson Indian Senior Citizens Center, located at 701 1st Street East, next to Western Building Center, from 3 to 7 p.m. to discuss the formation of a program to implement annual herbicide treatments on flowering rush on th...

Fall Mack Days final results announced

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – The 2019 Fall Mack Days fishing event concluded on Sunday, Nov. 10 with a total of 18,014 lake trout entries turned in by 157 anglers. It was the 18th fall event and the third highest in total since the event began in the fall of 2002.  The 2002 event h...

Kokanee spawning wraps up at Lake Mary Ronan Kokanee spawning wraps up at Lake Mary Ronan

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hatchery staff from Flathead Lake Salmon Hatchery recently completed the annual gathering of kokanee eggs that will benefit lakes across the state. Lake Mary Ronan, a popular kokanee fishing destination in northwest Montana, ...

Flathead Lake trout populations change in response to restoration efforts Flathead Lake trout populations change in response to restoration efforts

Flathead Lake teems with fish in today’s environment, and the most abundant trout species aren’t the ones that historically belong there but that’s changing.  Humans introduced lake trout, currently the dominant trout species in Flathead Lake, about 100 years ago. Lake trout eat oth...

Fall Mack Days continues with many prizes Fall Mack Days continues with many prizes

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Fall Mack Days will end on Nov. 10 with awards and a fish fry at the Blue Bay Campground. Up to $150,000 in cash and prizes sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will be awarded to hard-working anglers. Mack Days fishing events are used as a fishe...

Polson educator receives Presidential Innovation Award Polson educator receives Presidential Innovation Award

Polson Middle School students held their sixth annual Harvest Dinner on Thursday evening in celebration of the fall bounty, which was harvested from the school’s vegetable garden. Family and friends gathered in the middle school’s lunchroom for a buffet-style dinner that the students worked ha...

Invasive mussels found on boat at Ravalli check station Invasive mussels found on boat at Ravalli check station

RAVALLI – During a routine inspection, employees at the Ravalli Aquatic Invasive Species watercraft inspection station found adult zebra mussels stuck to a boat. The inspection station looks at every boat that passes through Ravalli. This is the second time they have identified the destructive, inva...

Community helps foundation make a difference

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation  POLSON —  Because of the generosity of local donors, a total of $631,535.00 has been awarded to worthy needs and projects in our community from 2009 through mid-2019. The Greater Polson Community Foundation recently distributed $33,70...

Twenty-three years of healing at Montana grief camp Twenty-three years of healing at Montana grief camp

News from ACTR Once again, a small camp on the shores of Flathead Lake will be transformed into a space for grief, hope and healing.  For over 20 years, A Camp to Remember has provided bereaved youth with opportunities to have fun, to honor and remember and to be with understanding others. Bring...


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