2014 Spring Mack Days – Flathead Lake – General Information


2014 SPRING MACK DAYS Sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks $150,000 in Cash and Prizes- varies depending on harvest 1-$10,000, 2-$5,000, & 5-$1,000 Tagged Lake Trout Over 5,000-$100-$500 tagged lake trout March 14th-May 18th-Fridays-Saturdays-& Sundays May 9-May 18 will be 10 straight days 34 days […]

Goliath Grouper Eats Barracuda In One Bite [Video]


Most people think of Barracudas as vicious creatures, very interesting to see how small they really are compared to fish like the Goliath Grouper. Goliath Groupers are also commonly referred to as “jewfish” and according to Wikipedia “They may reach extremely large sizes, growing to lengths of up to 10 feet and can weigh as […]

Post Your Favorite Fishing Videos in The New Forum [Outdoor Club]


We launched a new more robust version of Outdoor Chat and one of the cool features is the ability to post videos into conversations called “topics”. We’ve created two rooms for video postings so far. Hunting Videos Fishing Videos Posting A Video Copy and paste the “html” under “share” on any Youtube video you want […]

Will The Lake Superior Whitefish Bite This Year On Flathead Lake?


The Captain asked Jim Vashro, Regional Fisheries Manager if we would have a Whitefish bite this year on any of the Flathead area bodies of water. His response is below. That’s dangerous ground… or waters… We are saying the perch hatch/whitefish bite depends on spring weather. A series of springs with nasty cold fronts have […]

The Most Valuable Guaranteed Fishing Lure In The Box


Walleye Wayne, the original on-air, fishing, hunting, pretty much everything –  sidekick of the Captain put his signature on one of the Famous Guaranteed Fishing Lures sold at many trade shows over the last 10-15 years. To make this lure even more “valuable” the Captain has had great luck with it (autograph and all) catching […]

Country Singer Luke Bryan Hunting in a Tree Stand


Our friends at Taste of Country found this photo of Luke Bryan hanging out in a tree stand, and we decided we had to share. He took this photo of himself and a hunting buddy somewhere in Iowa and then posted it to Twitter. Luke said “In stand with @Hjobes thanks to @TheCrushTV” on his […]

How To Be Prepared For A Grizzly Bear Encounter – Hunt in Montana


Grizzly bears, this time of year are typically preparing for winter hibernation. Bird and bow hunters should be alert and prepared for encounters while out in the field. “Each year we urge hunters to avoid riparian areas with dense cover because that’s where grizzly and black bears seek berries and other food,” said Ron Aasheim, […]

AWESOME Rainbow Fishing All Over Helena – Montana Fishing Report

Rainbow Trout

Summer 2012 Helena area fishing report provided by Troy Humphrey and Adam Strainer from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Canyon Ferry:  The rainbow trout is picking up throughout the reservoir.  Boat anglers are doing well from White Earth to the dam trolling at 10 to 20 feet with cranks (green, orange and silver) or cowbells […]

Montana Fall Mack Days Fast Approaching: 2012 Fall News

Fall Mack Days

Autumn in Western Montana is right around the corner. That means the 2012 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event is fast approaching. It is time to get your fishing equipment-boats, poles, lures, etc. ready to go. Fall Mack Days on Flathead Lake will begin September 21st and end November 11th. Up to $125,000 in cash and […]

Grizzly Captured South of Highway 40

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A 3-year old, 271-pound male grizzly was captured Saturday morning between Highway 2 and the Whitefish River, just southeast of Whitefish. According to Grizzly Bear Management Specialist Tim Manley, the bear had been in the area for about a week and was reported feeding on unsecured garbage and apples. The property where the bear was […]

UPDATE: Human Attacked by Montana Black Bear Attack

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FWP and U.S. Forest Service officials have learned more about the black bear that attacked a man at Black Bear Creek in the Bob Marshall Wilderness last Friday. A necropsy performed on the bear yielded further evidence tying the bear to the mauling incident. After the initial attack, the bear was able to obtain food […]

Wisconsin Judge Puts Wolf Hunting With Dogs On Hold


In early July, the Montana Dept. of Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commissioners voted 4 to 0 in favor of increasing the wolf hunting in the state, extending the hunting season and allowing the trapping of wolves for the first time ever. MDFWP has a plan to reduce the wolf population across Montana. The Wisconsin legislature […]