It has been a snowy winter wonderland around Montana this week. Hopefully you have been able to get out and enjoy the white stuff! Unfortunately this accumulation has increased avalanche dangers so please be careful out there. If you have been too busy playing out in the snow and missed the best articles from this week on our website, don’t worry, we have links for you right here:
Great Rockies Sports Show Brings the Great Outdoors to Helena…details here.
Fish & Wildlife Commission Adopts Hunting Regulations…read more here.
You Know You Are a Montanan When….read the whole list here.
Footage of a Whirlpool that Devours Everything in its Path…see video here.
Lolo Snowpack Above Average…see photo here
And in case you missed the show Saturday morning…
HERE ARE THE FEBRUARY 22nd FISHING REPORTS:
Bill Brown at Bob Wards says Como Lake continues to produce by the dam. Browns Lake is still doing really well on green rocker jigs.
Chancy at Snappy’s recaps his adventures last week with Tom Gruendwald of Tom Gruendwald Outdoors. They fished and filmed Bitterroot Lake Monday and had some good action in the 6-8 inches of ice.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says perch fishing has been fair, but the lake has claimed a victim so please be careful. For more information call the Cleaners at 406-759-5265 in the daytime.
Leonard from Robert’s Bait and Tackle says the ice is back up after recent cold weather.
Lake Francis froze back up, but may not be safe in some areas. Freeze Out Lake Wildlife Management Area is open for public year round .
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says be careful on the ice and there have been reports of Northerns.
Special elk and deer permits in the Bozeman & Butte are due March 15th, and in Helena Mountain Lion season is in full swing through April 14th.
The Montana Sheep Foundation Banquet Coordinator Shane Clouse shared information about the organization’s event next week. You can get tickets at montanawff.org or can call Shane locally in Missoula at 406-370-4487
Woody from Woody’s Lures in Townsend says the ice is still pretty good in the White Sulpher Springs area. For more information or to learn more about getting into the tackle industry call Rudy’s at 406-266-3841.
Keep listening to our show every Saturday morning from 6-8am for your chance to win, just like Greg Pocan of Missoula and Mike Hanley of Butte. These guys were our trivia winners on this weeks show. Oh ya, and Bob Burtchett of Havre, John Ulberg of East Helena, and Bradley Munk of Helena won tickets to the Great Rockies Sports Show in Helena next week. We also gave away a Montana Club gift card to Jake Wurtz of Galata!