Montana Open Water Fishing Contests
By rowdyrob


FWP is looking for public comment on the proposed fishing contests for 2016.   Check out the proposals below and click here for more information.

 

Proposed 2016 Open Water Derbies

Region 1

04/23/16 Snappy’s Big Bass Bash Echo, Abbot and Peterson Lakes
05/21/16 Poor Man May Noxon Rapids Reservoir
06/11/16 Flathead River Pike Round Up Flathead River/Slough/Flathead Lake
09/17/16 Snappy’s Perch Festival Lake Mary Ronan
09/17/16 Poor Man September Noxon Rapids Reservoir
10/08/16 Poor Man October Noxon Rapids Reservoir
03/18/16 – 05/15/16 Spring Mack Days Flathead Lake
04/30/16 – 05/01/16 Montana BASS Nation Spring Buddy Tournament Noxon Rapids Reservoir
05/14/16 – 05/15/16 Koocanusa Resort & Marina 13th Annual Trout and Salmon Derby Lake Koocanusa
06/11/16 – 06/12/16 Poor Man/TBF Noxon Rapids Reservoir
06/18/16 – 06/19/16 Kickin Horse Saloon & Eatery’s Father’s Day Fishing Derby Thompson Chain of Lakes, Crystal & Loon Lakes
06/25/16 – 06/26/16 First Annual Bull Lake Pike Assault Bull Lake
07/08/16 – 07/09/16 Tobacco Valley Rod & Gun Fishing Derby Lake Koocanusa
07/30/16 – 07/31/16 Tri-State Bass Tournament Noxon Rapids Reservoir
08/06/16 – 08/07/16 Bull Lake Summer Derby Bull Lake
08/19/16 – 08/21/16 Montana BASS Nation State Championship Noxon Rapids Reservoir
09/23/16 – 11/13/16 Fall Mack Days Flathead Lake

Region 2

None

Region 3

06/11/16 Livingston Firefighters Kids Fishing Derby Sacajawea Park Lagoon

Region 4

06/11/16 Canyon Ferry Carp Safari Canyon Ferry Reservoir
06/19/16 White Sulphur Springs Lions Club Annual Father’s Day Fish Derby Newlan Creek Reservoir
07/16/16 Broadwater Rod and Gun Walleye Derby Canyon Ferry Reservoir
08/13/16 Camp-Make-A-Dream Walleye Benefit Canyon Ferry Reservoir
08/27/16 John Arnold Fish Derby Hauser Reservoir
05/20/16 – 05/22/16 Fort Benton Spring Classic Fishing Derby Missouri River -Marias River – Teton River
06/11/16 – 06/12/16 Tiber Walleye Tournament Tiber Reservoir, Lake Elwell
06/25/16 – 06/26/16 Canyon Ferry Walleye Festival Canyon Ferry Reservoir

Region 5

05/14/16 10th Annual Yellowstone Challenge Yellowstone River
07/15/16 Bighorn River Alliance Carp Tournament Yellowtail Afterbay Reservoir
05/14/16 – 05/15/16 NBAA Qualifier Yellowtail Reservoir
07/16/16 – 07/17/16 NBAA Qualifier Yellowtail Reservoir
09/10/16 – 09/11/16 Fall Cats Fever Yellowstone River

Region 6

04/16/16 Jordan Chapter Tough Guy Tournament Fort Peck Reservoir: out of Hell Creek
06/04/16 17th Annual Milk River Catfish Classic Milk River (Juneberg Bridge to mouth of the Milk River).
06/25/16 Hell Creek Ladies’ Fishing Tournament Fort Peck Reservoir (Hell Creek State Park)
07/30/16 Women’s Fishing Tournament Fort Peck Reservoir
08/20/16 Fishin’ For the Cure Fort Peck Reservoir
05/21/16 – 05/22/16 NBAA Qualifier Fort Peck Reservoir
05/21/16 – 05/22/16 Fresno Challenge Fresno Reservoir
06/04/16 – 06/05/16 Rock Creek Walleye Tournament Fort Peck Reservoir, Rock Creek Marina
06/11/16 – 06/12/16 15th Annual Pikemasters Fort Peck – Big Dry Arm
07/07/16 – 07/10/16 29th Annual Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament Fort Peck Reservoir
07/23/16 – 07/24/16 Hell Creek Walleye Tournament Fort Peck Reservoir
08/06/16 – 08/07/16 Fall Classic Walleye Tournament Fort Peck Reservoir: Crooked Creek Bay or Hell Creek Bay
09/24/16 – 09/25/16 EMBA / NBAA MT State Championship Fort Peck Reservoir

Region 7

06/11/16 Savage Volunteer Fire Department Catfish Tournament Yellowstone River (from Cottonwood Creek downstream to Sidney Bridge)
09/17/16 Yellowstone River Classic Yellowstone River
10/15/16 Yellowstone River Rats Jig N Crank Fest Yellowstone River and tributaries





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