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Articles with the Tag: Lake Mary Ronan

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...

Lake trout, perch fishing hot Lake trout, perch fishing hot

Fishermen:  If you haven’t already made plans for the weekend, I have a fishing report that will expand your possibilities.   Last Saturday Casey Kopel and I caught eight lake trout near the shore south of Melita Island. We did best with a whole-fish setup in around a 50-foot depth. I s...

Snow plowing discontinued in state parks

News from Montana State Parks Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that snow plowing will be discontinued at several state parks in Northwestern Montana beginning Dec. 1. Following budget cuts for fiscal year 2018, winter road maintenance will be discontinued at the West Shore and Big Ar...

Man who beat up woman gets sentenced Man who beat up woman gets sentenced

POLSON – A man with a history of violating protective orders was given an 8-year sentence last week with four years suspended for criminal endangerment. Leroy Michael Charles, 40, of Ronan, was also originally charged with aggravated assault, theft and aggravated kidnapping for beating up a woman at...

Female grizzly, two yearlings captured near Ferndale Female grizzly, two yearlings captured near Ferndale

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks An adult female grizzly bear and her two yearlings were captured on May 16 south of Ferndale. The bears had gotten into two small chest freezers that were outside a mobile home. The adult female is nine years old and weighed 309 pounds. The male yearling weighe...


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