The Wednesday Fishing was HOT on Fort Peck!

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It was hot fishing Fort Peck Wednesday with the Captain, Sauger Steve Knudson-Billings, Jim Swanson-Sheridan, and  Chuck Spoon from Lolo. Walleyes were biting in 20 foot of water and Sauger and the Captain caught a nice smallmouth bass and a northern pike.  The fish were active early in the morning and then in the mid […]

The Forty-Inch Fort Peck Pike


Steve Knudson (aka Sauger Steve), from Billings, went to Devil’s Creek on Fort Peck last weekend with Brian Bentley and his son, Bodey, from Billings, Jim Lowe, Jim Pickens and his grandson, Jackson, Glen Rickett and five others. The group stayed in Chamberlin’s Cabins during their time at Fort Peck.  The fishing was slow, but […]

Montana Smallmouth Bass Record Possibly Broken!


According to a recent article posted on, Melvin McDonald, of Glendive, may have broken Montana’s state record for smallmouth bass on Friday, August 30th at Fort Peck Reservoir.  The monster bass weighed in at a whipping 6.7 pounds and was 22.5 inches long.  He was apparently using a Berkley Gulp! Minnow while bottom bouncing […]

Five Year-old Kane “Minnow Mahlum” Outfishes Everybody with Him


Five year-old Kane “Minnow Mahlum” is shown in the video below fishing on Fort Peck Pines area last week. Kane and his dad, Doug Mahlum, spent two weeks on Fort Peck, and Kane out-fished his dad, grandpas, grandma and uncle on every single trip out. Quite the fisherman he is! Kane is from Great Falls, […]

Final Fishing Day at Fort Peck with the Captain and Crew


Tim Frost caught and released a 30-inch walleye yesterday (pictured), during the Captain’s, Tim’s and Jim Johnson’s last day fishing Fort Peck. The Captain reported the following: It was a slower day as the hot weather is now starting to effect the fishing. Walleyes are deeper at 20-25 feet, and they are spreading out more.  […]

Registration Still Open: 2013 MT Walleye Gov Cup


The 2013 MT Walleye Gov Cup has reached 101 teams competing as of Wednesday July 3rd. The Two day walleye tourney based out of Fort Peck dam will take place July 12-13.”We are expecting over 120 teams at this years tournament,” said Todd Young, Co-Director of the Gov Cup. Last years champs, Norm Sillerud and […]

Kelly Burke and the Captain are Reeling Em In at Rock Creek Marina

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(photo courtesy of the Captain)   Kelly Burke (pictured above), of Glasgow, is fishing Fort Peck with the Captain, and he is definitely reelin em in! They are fishing at Rock Creek Marina where they will do the Montana Outdoor Radio Show this Saturday morning to kick off the Rock Creek Walleye Tournament, which is […]

Sauger Steve and Crew Successfully Fish Fort Peck for Walleye


(All photos courtesy of Sauger Steve)   Sauger Steve Knudson and Brian & Bodie Bentley, of Billings, went fishing on Fort Peck Reservoir over the weekend. They spent two days on the water. Saturday was a good multi-species day, as they caught some nice northerns, smallmouth bass and a few walleyes. The next day, on […]