Catching the Big Ones (Literally) at Flathead Lake with the Captain and Crew


On Tuesday, August 20th, the Captain, Gerry Steinbrenner and Don Beardsley played hooky and took a trip to Flathead Lake.  If you’re going to play hooky, you might as well go fishing and make it a good trip–and the trio did just that!  They were quite successful out there on the water catching some nice […]

The Fishing Is on Fire at Flathead Lake!

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Doug Stewart, from Missoula, joined the Captain on Flathead Lake this past Wednesday. They ended up boating seven fish, with the biggest being a whopping 33-inches and the smallest being 24-inches. The duo fished in 103-109 feet of water off of the Finley Point area and used the whole bait set-up by Zimmer Tackle, while baiting […]

Kayak Fishing Tournament Series Comes to Western Montana!


Four Western Montana lakes will be used to provide kayak fisherman the opportunity to participate in fishing tournaments starting with an inaugural event May 4 on Whitefish Lake.  The tournament series is headed by Mike Howe, a fishing charter boat owner and organizer of Bike & Paddle, an e-magazine and promotions company. Anglers fish the […]

2013 Spring Mack Days – Week 1 Update


(Above photos via The first weekend of the 2013 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event ended with a total of 2,227 lake trout entered in the event which is sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. Friday was the best day for fishing during the first weekend.  […]

Good Fishing In the Flathead Lake Fishing Report: 5/16/2012

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Flathead Lake: Fishing remains steady on Flathead Lake. Try trolling in 180-200’ of water off the east side of the center bar. Trolling Brad’s Super Baits, also try Electronic ProChip 8 Series from Pro-Troll. 8” flashers in #105 glow green, # 746 Mountain Dew Glow on Chartreuse. Tie 28” behind the flasher a Ace Hi […]

Steady Fishing In The Flathead Lake and Lake Koocanusa Fishing Report: 5/10/2012


Flathead lake and Lake Koocanusa continue to produce fish.  Lake Trout, Rainbow and Kokanee  salmon are the fish to catch during the run-off season. Flathead Lake Fishing on Flathead Lake continues to be steady. Fishing the east-side of the center bar over 200’ of water is the area to fish during the runoff. Staying south […]

Spring Mack Days Update: Week 7

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The 2012 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event continues to develop as angler totals continue to grow. Two thousand-eight hundred-ninety-nine lake trout were turned in during the seventh weekend bringing the total for all weekends to twenty one thousand-nine hundred-sixty-three. Mack Days Events are sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and are used to […]