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Articles with the Tag: Lake Mary Ronan

Frozen Fun Frozen Fun

LAKE MARY RONAN — There were plenty of fish tales made this past Saturday as a group of about two dozen adventurous lady anglers spent all day out on the ice of frozen Lake Mary Ronan learning more about the art of ice fishing. Hosted by Artemis and the Montana Wildlife Federation, the one-day Monta...

Fishing good in Polson Bay

I went to Polson Bay out in front of Kwatuknuk (4-7 inches of ice) and caught two 14-pound mackinaws.  Lake Mary Ronan (sloppy on the ice; 250 yards out and be careful, ice thickness at a guess is 4-6 inches) is giving up perch. East Bay is frozen over solid with 3-4 inches, lots of snow on the ic...

Lake Mary Ronan man withdraws no contest plea, opts for trial

POLSON — District Judge James Manley has allowed a Lake Mary Ronan man to withdraw his no contest plea to one count of felony criminal endangerment after he rejected a plea agreement that called for sentencing being deferred for three years. Brendan Edward Adams, 58, entered into a plea agreement at Di...

Man faces three years for felony assault

A Lake Mary Ronan man is facing a possible three-year commitment to the Montana Department of Corrections with all but 30 days jail time suspended. A District Court judge in Polson rejected a plea agreement that called for sentencing being deferred for three years. Brendan Edward Adams, 58, entered into a...

Lake Mary Ronan pike population threatens salmon fishery Lake Mary Ronan pike population threatens salmon fishery

LAKE MARY RONAN – Cast your line out in Lake Mary Ronan and you’ll likely find a northern pike on the other end. On Dec. 4, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks fish biologists Kenneth Breidinger and Sam Bourret held a forum at the Mountain Meadow Resort located along the shoreline of Lake Mary Ro...

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, ...

Harvest Fest starts Saturday morning Harvest Fest starts Saturday morning

RONAN – Judging for the Trail of Bales will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the 10th Annual Harvest Fest. Event festivities will take place behind the Visitors' Center.  Ninety hay bales were decorated for the contest this year by local business owners, organizations...

Gold Rush on at Dayton Daze

DAYTON — Dayton Daze, the Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department, Quick Response Unit’s annual fundraiser, kicks off at the Dayton Park with “Montana Gold Rush,” a costume event with cash prizes for best costumes. The open car show starts at 10 a.m., (registration at 9 a.m.), with cold...

Lady Pirate Paige Noyes gets a hit. Lady Pirate Paige Noyes gets a hit.

Fishermen:  As waters warm, the fishing opportunities are on the increase, but some of the best fishing is only temporary. For optimum results there are three area bodies of water that you should plan to fish in the near future.   Last Sunday, Roger Smart and I went to Lake Mary Ronan after h...

Fire and ice Fire and ice

News from Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department Firefighters are often the first responders to any local emergency, and from November through March those emergencies frequently take place on ice. Whether called to respond to a wreck on an icy road, a slip and fall on a homeowner’s driveway, or a f...


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