The entry fee is $15 and you may pre-register at Froggies in Valier or at Robert’s Bait in Great Falls. Derby Day registration will begin at 6:00am at the Firemen’s Pavilion at Lake Frances and at 6:00am at One Stop. Fishing begins at 8:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm. No entry tickets sold after 10:30am. There will be 100 % payout. Derby prizes and raffle winners will be announced at 3:30 pm. Prizes are for first three largest pike and first three largest perch plus largest fish for kids ages 14 and under.
There will be a lot of nice raffle prizes available including propane ice auger and a Vexilar FL 18 Pro PackII & 12″ Ice Ducer!
Last year’s payout was over $4000 total! 1st place each species paid $1035. I think this is the first Ice Fishing Derby in Montana in 2018- Get your year started right!
For information call 406-788-6613.
Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 10/20/18
By Kamp Cook
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The Smile Says It All!
Youth Hunter Tags First Buck During First Day of First Hunt
Youth Hunter All Smiles
Nice Lope Taken North of Laurel!
September visitation increases in Yellowstone
By Moosetrack Megan
Nothing is “overcast”about today except for a drink–Tune into Hunters’ Breakfast!
Updated Hunters’ Checklist from the Captain
2018 Captain’s Updated and Revised Vehicle Checklist
Huge Idaho Buck Taken!
Grizzly Bear Captured in Garage Near Valier (via GFT)
How do you count mountain lions? (by Brett French)
Central to Eastern Montana Fishing Report 10.17.18
LOPE A YOTE!!!
New Tool Available on MyFWP Portal
Donate a hunting license to disabled veterans armed forces members
Hunters can donate game meat through Hunters Against Hunger program
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R7: 2018 Southeast Montana Big Game Hunting Forecast
NW Montana Fishing Report by Mike Howe 10.16.18