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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Lake

Body of missing boater recovered from lake

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office FLATHEAD LAKE — On July 3, 2024, at about 5:30 pm, divers from Missoula and Flathead County recovered the body of 36-year-old, Chad Hansen, of Missoula, from Flathead Lake. He was located in the area just north of the Narrows. Hansen had been missin...

New archery range open at Big Arm State Park on Flathead Lake New archery range open at Big Arm State Park on Flathead Lake

Several upgrades at FWP sites on Flathead Lake   News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Archery shooters have a new public range along Flathead Lake. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has completed development of the public archery range at the Big Arm Unit of Flathe...

Fall Mack Days will be here before we know it

News from CSKT Fish, Wildlife, Recreation & Conservation PABLO — The 2024 Fall Mack Days event will have an earlier start date this fall. We will begin Thursday, Sept. 5, and will end Sunday, Nov. 3. Mack Days events on Flathead Lake are sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes...

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...

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 ...


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