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Turner takes first place in fourth week of Mack Days competition

News from CSKT   FLATHEAD LAKE – Lake trout anglers have completed four weekends of the nine-week 2021 Spring Mack Days fishing event.  The event is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. There are to $225,000 in ca...

Mack Days week two results reported, $10,000 fish still out there Mack Days week two results reported, $10,000 fish still out there

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE — Week two of the Spring Mack Days fishing event ended with high winds on March 28. A National Weather Service Advisory was heeded by many anglers, who wisely decided to stay safe off the capping waters and didn’t venture out.  At the end of the day on Fr...

Spring Mack Days officials report week one results

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE – Five hundred fifty-eight anglers have registered, so far, in the 2021 Spring Mack Days fishing event with a total of 105 anglers hitting the water and turning in at least one or more lake trout entries.  Many anglers fished all three days of the first weekend...

Watercraft inspections resume as Mack Days begins

News from Montana FWP  MONTANA — With the arrival of warmer weather and the start of Spring Mack Days on Flathead Lake, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering watercraft inspections at its office in Kalispell. Inspection stations are the first line of defense to stop the spread of aq...

Spring Mack Days start March 19 Spring Mack Days start March 19

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE — Spring Mack Days on Flathead Lake will begin Friday, March 19, and end on Sunday, May 16.  This lake trout angling event is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks with up to $225,000 in cas...

Final fall Mack Days results reported Final fall Mack Days results reported

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE — The 2020 Fall Mack Days Fishing event ended Nov. 15 with a total of 14,821 lake trout entries turned in by 138 anglers.   The 10-week long event was the longest Mack Days event ever.  The 2020 fall total entries were not the best or the worst of...

Fall Mack Days concludes, tagged fish elude anglers Fall Mack Days concludes, tagged fish elude anglers

News from CSKT  FLATHEAD LAKE – A total of 14,066 lake trout have been entered so far in the 2020 Fall Mack Days fishing event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  Mack Days are a management tool used by fisheries managers to reduce the number of non-native lake ...

Weather extremes mark 2020 Fall Mack Days

News from CSKT, Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE ­— The 2020 Fall Mack Days event has been one anglers won’t soon forget. This year’s event began with hot sunny weather and waters way too flat for good fishing.  Anglers were enjoying the weather but looking for a little shad...

Fall Mack Days celebrates six weeks of success, continues

News from CSKT FLATHEAD LAKE — Up to $200,000 in cash and prizes, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, will be awarded to participating anglers at the conclusion of the 2020 Fall Mack Days event, which ends Nov. 15.   Mack Days are used as a tool by CSKT to reduce the ...

Hunting and Fishing Hunting and Fishing

With fall, swimmers disappear from the increasingly frigid waters of Flathead Lake, and anglers, bundled up on boats or casting from shore, begin to hunt for wily mackinaw or lake trout.  It’s a sport that’s not only sanctioned, but actively encouraged by the Confederated Salish and Koote...


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