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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Lake

Lake reaches full pool, lower water levels expected during summer months Lake reaches full pool, lower water levels expected during summer months

Flathead Lake is currently full but unlikely to stay that way as predicted hot, dry summer conditions take hold in July. Brian Lipscomb, CEO of Energy Keepers Inc., anticipates that the lake’s water level will sag by a foot or possibly more next month. When inflows drop below minimum outflows, the lake...

UM Bio Station awarded $9.5M for ocean climate change science UM Bio Station awarded $9.5M for ocean climate change science

From UM News Service          FLATHEAD LAKE — A new research project led by the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station expands the impact of the station’s renowned expertise from mountain watersheds to ocean depths. Dubbed SUBSEA – th...

Corps removes remaining lake level restrictions

News from Energy Keepers Inc. POLSON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers removed the remaining flood control restrictions on Flathead Lake Levels at the end of May clearing the way for the lake to reach full pool of 2,893 feet. Energy Keepers Inc. managers will continue with historically low outflo...

Flathead Lakers announce new executive director to take helm in July Flathead Lakers announce new executive director to take helm in July

News from the Flathead Lakers POLSON — The Flathead Lakers are proud to announce the appointment of Coby Gierke as their new Executive Director, effective July 22, 2024. Bringing nearly two decades of leadership experience in environmental conservation, Mr. Gierke is poised to lead the organizatio...

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...

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves another lake level variation

News from Robert Mc Donald, Energy Keepers Inc. POLSON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) approved another request from Energy Keepers, Inc (EKI) to deviate from the Flood Risk Management Plan by allowing for higher Flathead Lake levels on Memorial Day. This is the second deviation driven ...

FWP seeks volunteers for trail project on Wild Horse Island on Flathead Lake

News from Montana Fish,Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking volunteers for a trail maintenance project on Wild Horse Island on Flathead Lake in May.  FWP is planning to spend a half-day on the island completing general maintenance of the state park...

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

License required for training bird dogs using birds not raised in captivity News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA – Anyone training bird dogs using game birds not raised in captivity needs to hold a bird dog training license, whether on private or public land. If you are trainin...

Annual mussel walk highlights importance of prevention Annual mussel walk highlights importance of prevention

FLATHEAD LAKE — A tiny creature that poses a huge threat to Flathead Lake was the subject of an annual mussel walk event held April 24 at Salish Point in Polson. Polson Middle School seventh graders cycled through six stations that explained what quagga and zebra mussels are, how they’re detec...

Polson students participate in water safety program

News from Polson School District No. 23 POLSON — Polson Middle School students are working hard and putting in the effort for their state testing. The 5th and 8th grade students have completed the Science SBAC tests. Grades 5– 8 are currently working on the MAST pilot tests in mathematics an...


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