Agencies Advise Limited Consumption Of Some Fish Species Below Mill Site On Clark Fork River

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Three state agencies today issued fish consumption advisories for northern pike and rainbow trout on a 105-mile stretch of the Clark Fork River in western Montana. A “do not eat” advisory was issued for northern pike, and a “four meal per month” limit for rainbow trout, from the Clark Fork’s confluence with the Bitterroot River, […]

FWP Will Not Implement Plans for Bass Lake Restoration Project

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In a draft environmental assessment (EA) dated August 9, 2012, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (MFWP) proposed removing an illegal introduction of northern pike from Bass Lake and Mud Creek in northwest Montana by applying a commercial formulation of rotenone (a pesticide poisonous to fish) to the lake and nearby stream system, and then restocking […]

The Captain spent another great week at Fort Peck Reservoir – Montana Fishing Report

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The Captain spent another great week at Fort Peck Reservoir. Jim Johnson the Hi Country Man from Lincoln and Tim Frost the Cap’s brother in law fished with him. They had a real good bite everyday. The four days saw them head to Timber Creek and also fish Crooked Creek to the east of Hellcreek on the […]

Monster Northern Pike is lost one year ago at Fort Peck Reservoir: Fishing with Captain Video

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 The Captain is returning to Fort Peck this week. Jim Johnson from Lincoln, Tim “Doc” Frost from Rapid City will join him as they fish out of the Hellcreek State Campground. Last time the three of them fished was about the same time of the year and ended up catching a lot of fish! They […]

The lower Flathead River is a great place to fish

Flathead River Fishing

Western Montana has many great places to fish. One of those places is the Flathead River – specifically, the lower Flathead approximately 5 miles southeast of Paradise on Highway 200, or 3.9 river miles upstream of the Flathead and the Clark Fork River confluence. For years, anglers used a undeveloped boat ramp, but that has […]

Poor lake whitefish bite on Flathead this year

Flathead Lake Fishing Report in Montana

The Whitefish Jigfest fishing tournament was held on Flathead Lake last weekend. The end results of the tourney basically told the story that all whitefish anglers already knew. The whitefish are tough to catch this year. “We only had 69 anglers compete this year, mainly because leading up to the tournament fishing had been very […]