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Low Flathead Lake levels cause deep concern Low Flathead Lake levels cause deep concern

FLATHEAD LAKE — As lake water levels continue to dip, several political leaders have called for action to remedy the situation from both state and federal levels. According to water data gathered by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), on Friday morning (July 7), Flathead Lake has a surface water level of...

Paddle for clean water in the annual Poker Paddle Paddle for clean water in the annual Poker Paddle

News from Flathead Lakers POLSON — Bring your kayak, canoe, SUP or other human-propelled watercraft to the seventh annual Flathead Lakers POKER PADDLE in Polson Bay. The fun starts at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 22 and ends with lunch from the Kwataqnuk Resort.  Paddlers set their own pace...

Valley Views

Fishermen,  River is fishable. Moiese slough, buffalo rapids catching trout and smallies. Great places to fly fish.  Sloans to little Bitterroot River for pike, just before you hit the other side of the little Bitterroot before you there are brown trout. Bass are in just about any rocky areas...

Flathead Lakers celebrate 65 years of conservation Flathead Lakers celebrate 65 years of conservation

POLSON — The Flathead Lakers will celebrate their 65th anniversary of working to preserve Flathead Lake and beyond at The Barn on Finley Point the evening of June 21. Complete with a video commemorating the occasion by local filmmaker David King, all in the community are invited to attend.  Not...

Go fish Go fish

Fishermen,   Perch are biting at East Bay. We caught 200 and I’m filleting 80 right now. Also, lake trout at Big Arm in 50 feet and up at the Delta. Caught on Rattle D Zastor. I’ve got a new setup: a dropper below a flat jig. Trolling at Angel Point West. Swan and Lake Mary are st...

FWP developing visitor amenities at Somers Beach State Park on Flathead Lake FWP developing visitor amenities at Somers Beach State Park on Flathead Lake

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is moving forward with development plans for Somers Beach State Park on the north shore of Flathead Lake. FWP is modifying its preferred plans for the new 106-acre state park based on public input. The d...

Community-wide matching challenge begins

News from the Flathead Lakers FLATHEAD LAKE — Building on momentum and enthusiasm for preserving Owen Sowerwine, a Challenge Match Campaign will take place now through July 31. This fundraising push looks to the wider community to help close the gap for the remaining funding needed to purchase a c...

2023 Spring Mack Days to begin 2023 Spring Mack Days to begin

News from the CSKT Natural Resources Department FLATHEAD LAKE— 2023 Spring Mack Days will begin on Thursday, March 16. The days are getting longer and the number of days before 2023 Spring Mack Days begins are getting shorter. It is time to bring out the reels, poles, and lures and start planning ...

Reminder: North shore Flathead Lake closed Reminder: North shore Flathead Lake closed

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks KALISPELL — A seasonal closure started March 1 along a large portion of the north shore of Flathead Lake between Bigfork and Somers to support migrating and nesting birds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Flathead WPA spans 7 miles of shoreline along th...

Valley Views

On Nov. 10, the Lake County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing to consider adopting the newly revised Lakeshore Protection Regulations (LPRs). As citizens commented, it became clear that there appeared to be a lack of understanding of the LPRs, its purpose, how it came about and what it meant for l...


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