Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 8.11.14


(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 […]

Too Much Fun….Continued (by Trevor Johnson of Kit’s Tackle)


Well after a couple weeks, I’m sure everybody lost suspense of what was in my driveway…but I promise I have good reasoning for my lacking in blog appearance. To settle the suspense, dad decided we needed a bad ass G3 1860 riverboat equipped with a 115/80 jet to rock the rivers right with our guide […]

Turn Your Antelope Harvest into Jambalaya


Whether you are archery hunting for antelope or rifle hunting this season, we have something for you!  In preparation for your harvest this season, here is an awesome jambalaya recipe (via www.fromforesttofork.com) for you to keep in mind that will spice up your regular antelope dish. JAMBALAYA WITH ANTELOPE SAUSAGE AND SHRIMP RECIPE: INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon […]

Mowing the Lawn Made Easy—-Working Smarter, Not Harder


Sometimes, 100-degree temperatures in Montana make it almost unbearable to mow the lawn. It turns out that that somebody, although I’m not sure where, actually found a way to mow their lawn without having to be in the sweltering heat the entire time. Find out how that works by watching the video below. Would you try this?

7th annual Kirkwood Trout Cook-Off Date Set for August 16th!


West Yellowstone, Montana, — The 7th annual Kirkwood Trout Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, August 16. All are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day on Hebgen Lake, which features voting for “People’s Choice” after sampling signature trout dishes prepared by past winners of the event as well as chefs from restaurants around the Yellowstone […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 8.11.14


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 […]

Information Sought for Antelope Buck Poached Near Lewistown


State game wardens are seeking information regarding the poaching of an antelope buck along Black Butte Road between Lewistown and Roy. The poaching took place probably the evening of Aug. 7 or the early morning hours of Aug. 8. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call 1-800-TIPMONT; informants are kept confidential and […]



Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will conduct hearings on THURSDAY AUGUST 14th at several locations on proposed new rules to establish a voluntary wolf management stamp for anyone to make a donation to Montana’s wolf management program. The proposed rules would direct FWP to make available for sale a $20 wolf stamp and would define […]

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


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 […]

2014 Fall Classic on Fort Peck – Final Results

2014 Fall Classic Fort Peck Lake FInal Results

36 teams competed in the Fall Walleye Classic on Fort Peck Reservoir this weekend out of Crooked Creek. The finals results are in. Here are the top 5 teams: FIRST PLACE Daniel and David Lawrance-Savage 35.8 pounds SECOND PLACE   Mike Dombrovski and Jon Stoller 31.78 pounds THIRD PLACE Bob Hickey- Kalispell and Jason Mundel- Coram […]

Concealed Carry Class-With Colonel Smoothbore


Last week we looked at how the NRA’s three basic rules for firearms safety apply to concealed carry. Now let’s look at some of the criteria that should be included in any concealed carry firearms course. First, find an instructor that has been certified by a national firearms organization, a nationally recognized shooting academy, or […]

Tourist Crashes Drone into Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring


Despite the ban on operating unmanned aircraft in the National Park, a tourist crashed a drone carrying camera equipment into one of Yellowstone’s hot springs. Park spokesman Al Nash said the drone’s operator reported that the aircraft crashed into the picturesque Grand Prismatic Spring last weekend. Tourists witnessed the crash. The drone is submerged in […]