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Articles with the Tag: Fishing

Fishing update: big pike still biting in East Bay

FLATHEAD LAKE — Fishing at 25 to 70 feet is good for lake trout in Rocky Point, North Bird and a lot of the rest of the main lake. Trolling at night in both sides of Melita Island and back to Walstad Park and back of Elmo. Troll Bird - stay close to shore when trolling, Bull Island also Wildhorse no...

Valley Views

If there is one thing every business owner, rancher, and manager agrees on, it’s that if you don’t have good people, you don’t have much. And if there’s one thing Montanans (and, increasingly, outsiders) know, it’s how good our hunting and fishing opportunities generally are....

Lots of perch at city docks

Fishermen, POLSON — There are lots of perch at the city docks using fuzz bugs and nightcrawlers. Lake Mary Ronan salmon is improving as oxygen levels are getting better. By next week perch will bite as it will be warm enough and there will be optimal fishing as the water gets tepid.  Flathea...

2024 Spring Mack Days week 3 results announced 2024 Spring Mack Days week 3 results announced

News from CSKT Natural Resources FLATHEAD LAKE — After three weekends of fishing beneath the snowcapped Mission Mountains on Flathead Lake, our Spring Mack Days anglers’ total lake trout count stands at 13,417. Totals from previous years’ 3-week mark are: 2023 - 11,315 entries, 2022 - 9,...

Valley Views

After last year’s deep winter, this season has come as a shock, and many of us are wondering “Where is the snow?” Skiing injuries have been prevalent, and with the lack of powderhound tourism, small mountains have been struggling.  While wetter snows have come to save the spring sea...

Ordinance 44D: Bird Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulation changes for CSKT members approved

News from Information & Education Program Manager Stephan Gillin FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes announce that Tribal Council has approved the CSKT Member Regulations for the March 1, 2024, to Feb. 28, 2025, Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations. The ...

Spring Mack Days week 1 results announced Spring Mack Days week 1 results announced

News from CSKT Natural Resources The 2024 Spring Mack Days on Flathead Lake is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. The event began Thursday, March 14, and wraps up on May 11, 2024. Mack Days fishing events are a fish conservation ...

Review preliminary 2025-26 fishing regulations

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA —If you’re interested in providing input on how Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is crafting fishing regulations for the next two years, now is your chance. FWP is taking public comment and asking for ideas on initial proposals for the 2025-20...

2024 Spring Mack Days one month away

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Up to $225,000 in cash and prizes sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will be awarded during the 2024 Spring Mack Days fishing event on Flathead Lake. Nine weeks of lake trout fishing will begin Thursday, March 14, and will end on Saturday...

Bird hunting, fishing, recreation regulations for CSKT members available

News from Program Manager Stephanie Gillin, CSKT Information & Education FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes announce the availability of the March 1, 2024, to Feb.28, 2025, Hunting, Fishing and Recreation Regulations for CSKT members proposed changes. The Trib...


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