Captain and Crew Head to Brenneman Slough
By OutdoorAly


“It is a fun little lake,” he said.

“You’ll catch peamouth, crappie, sunfish, and perch,” he said.

And that was all it took for Dick Zimmer lure the Captain on a fishing trip to Brenneman Slough north of Big Fork on the Flathead River. They decided a mid-week fishing trip would be best, and Captain invited pal Don Beardsley to come along. Zimmer spearheaded the expedition on Wednesday, and off they went to his “favorite new lake.”

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Aerial of Flathead River Sloughs Near Kalispell

“Last time I was here I caught peamouth, crappie, sunfish and perch”, Zimmer said as they launched the boat into the Flathead River. “It is a fun little lake to fish.”

The fishing started out a little slow, and never really picked up for them. But, thanks to good company on the boat, Zimmer didn’t have to eat his words; it did after all turn out to be “a fun little lake to fish.”

 It was a neat little the lake that Captain had never fished before, and Beardsley ended up with enough perch for a nice meal while Zimmer caught enough bait (peamouth) to make it worth his while. 

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Don Beardsley snagged some perch on the slough!

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Dick Zimmer on Brenneman Slough






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