The 21st annual Fishing Without Barriers Day will be held on Flathead Lake on Thursday, June 12. Anglers with disabilities are hosted for free fishing trips on charter boats and other boats provided by volunteers. The event is sponsored by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Crossing the Barriers Committee, and the Montana Charter Boat Association. Hidden Harbor provides boat launching and Woods Bay RV Park and Campground provides picnic facilities.
There are still slots available for anglers with disabilities, especially for anglers under 18 years of age. To register, call FWP at 752-5501.
The event includes a special barbeque and a lake trout fish fry. There will also be lots of prizes.
(Report by Montana FWP; Feature photo via fwp.mt.gov)