Eastern Montana Fishing Report 8/18/14

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EASTERN MONTANA FISHING REPORT FOR THE WEEK OF 8/18/14 COMPILED BY Carol Henckel Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind can be a factor. Summer weather is unpredictable and the heat can be treacherous. Stay hydrated as you fish. Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly […]

Public Comment Sought on Proposed 2014-2015 Ice Fishing Derbies

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on fishing contests proposed for the upcoming winter season. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Most contests require catch-and-release fishing and participants in these contests may not keep any fish. Applications for contests may be approved, denied, or approved with conditions.  […]

Monster Mountain Lake Cutthroat!

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Ladd Knotek from Missoula was on Catchin’ the Big Ones with The Captain in Missoula this morning!When Cap asked him where he would recommend you go fishing this weekend, Knotek recommended mountain lakes around western Montana. That is where he caught this beautiful cutthroat trout on a recent fishing trip to a secret Montana mountain lake. Now […]

Join the Captain and Crew TODAY on Catchin’ the Big Ones LIVE from Paradise Falls

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Tune into Catchin the Big Ones with the Captain for the latest in fishing reports for Western and Central Montana this Friday morning from 8-9am on KGVO 1290am/101.5fm in Missoula. You can also listen on line http://newstalkkgvo.com/listen-live/popup/. The show is broadcast live from Paradise Falls on the” Banks of Brooks” in Missoula Bill Brown from Bob […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 8.11.14

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(Report compiled by Carol Henckel) Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind can be a factor. Summer weather is unpredictable and the heat can be treacherous. Stay hydrated as you fish.   Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an eye […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 8.11.14

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Canyon Ferry:  A few rainbow trout continue to be caught by boat anglers near the Dam, around Cemetery Island and mid reservoir trolling attractors/flashers, tipped with worms.  Shoreline anglers are doing well using worms from shore at Magpie, Confederate and Duck Creek.  The walleye bite continues to be good throughout the reservoir.  Try fishing 20 to […]

Upper Madison River Fishing Report – 8.10.14 (by FishTales Outfitting)

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Flows Hebgen Dam 985 cfs Kirby Ranch 1,140 fcs Varney 1,300 cfs The Madison River has dropped after a recent pulse to help cool the river off which has certainly helped the fish and anglers alike. Expect your best fishing early and late on hot bright days, although hoppers have been effective right through the […]

Seven Year-Old Chris Davis Knows How to Catch Walleye

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Seven year-old Chris Davis reeled in this beautiful six-pound, two-ounce walleye out of Noxon Reservoir while fishing off of the dock at Lakeside Motel & Resort in Trout Creek a few days ago on August 3rd.  Chris’s parents were fishing for walleye from their boat and came back to see their son’s pretty awesome catch. […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (8.8.14)

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Hunting: For the upcoming season we want to make sure you are careful when recreating in Bear Country. Practice the following tips to help prevent conflicts with bears in the area. 1. Use the buddy system on any outings and inform others where you plan to go. 2. Make sure to keep an eye out […]

Helena Recreation Report by Bob Ward’s Sports & Outdoors (8.8.14)

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Hunting: Hunting seasons are fast approaching so please review regulations for specific areas you plan on hunting. Once you have your trophy animal make sure to bring pictures down of your successful hunts and post them on are bulletin board. Fishing: Canyon Ferry Lake: The Lake has turned over and the algae is pretty thick. […]

Whitefish and Lake Trout Fishing Report by Jiggin Jim Vashro

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Jiggin Jim Vashro whitefish and lake trout fishing report from Flathead Lake on Wednesday, August 6th: I put in another 3 hours this morning. No whitefish. So my friend must have crossed paths with some whitefish chasing perch fry. My guess is that if you can find perch fry you’ll find whitefish but there aren’t […]

Angler Gets Wrong Kind of Bite: Brett French Radio Show Preview

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Minnesota angler Kellen Bennett was packing a .45 caliber pistol when he flew into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness last weekend to fly fish on the Selway River and nearby Moose Creek. He brought the pistol for protection against bears and rattlesnakes, but what he really needed was defense against a much smaller threat – a wasp. Bennett is allergic […]

Find Out Where Everybody is Catchin’ the Big Ones TODAY Live from Paradise Falls!

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Tune into Catchin the Big Ones with the Captain for the latest in fishing reports for Western and Central Montana this Friday morning from 8-9am on KGVO 1290am/101.5fm in Missoula. You can also listen on line http://newstalkkgvo.com/listen-live/popup/. The show is broadcast live from Paradise Falls on the” Banks of Brooks” in Missoula Bill Brown from Bob […]

Ten Year-Old Angler Owns 24 IGFA World Records, 28 Pending

Grandpa Winters and Julia Ketner with a pair of Kentucky Lake largemouth bass. - See more at: http://www.thefishingwire.com/story/325443#sthash.pOF9fBPu.dpuf

“It’s fun. It’s exciting to fight a big fish,” is the response that 10 year-old Julia Grace Ketner says about what drives her to keep fishing after already being the title holder of 24 International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world records, along with 28 records currently pending! According to an article on thefishingwire.com, the New York native youngin’s grandpa, […]