Captain’s Recent Fishing Trip Proves Flathead Lake Lakers are Booming

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  Captain and Jim Swanson from Polson hit the water again Tuesday They were after the famous mackinaw of Flathead lake They started out fishing in 88 feet of water. Fishing was slow but then after a couple of hours Jim Swanson ended up catching a couple of smaller lake trout in suspended water of […]

Whitefish and Lake Trout Fishing Report by Jiggin Jim Vashro


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 […]

2014 Fall Mack Days Information


2014 Fall Mack Days Sponsored by the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes And sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Flathead Lake Up to $125,000 in Cash and Prizes (1)-$10,000 & (2) $5,000 & (5) $1000 + over (5,000) $500-$100 tagged lake trout  September 26th-November 16th Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays 24 days of fishing/pick your […]

2014 Spring Mack Days Update: 7th Week


Mack Days anglers have completed the seventh weekend of the thirty four day Spring Fishing Event. A total of 18,475 lake trout have been entered by two hundred fifteen anglers. Fridays total was 1,542, Saturday’s rainy weather didn’t hamper many and still there were 965 entries, and Sunday weather was predicted to be windy with […]

CSKT, FWP Issue Lake Trout Consumption Guidelines for Flathead Lake


The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) have issued updated guidelines for consumption of lake trout from Flathead Lake.  Lake trout from Flathead Lake, like all fish, contain mercury.  These guidelines are designed to be used by anglers to make personal decisions for eating lake trout safely as […]

2014 Spring Mack Days News


2014 SPRING MACK DAYS Sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks $150,000 in Cash and Prizes varies depending on harvest (1-$10,000, 2-$5,000, & 5-$1,000 Tagged Lake Trout Over 5,000-$100-$500 tagged lake trout) March 14th-May 18th-Fridays-Saturdays-& Sundays  May 9-May 18 will be 10 straight days 34 days […]

Two Bonuses Added for Contestents of the 15th Annual Mac Attack/Whitefish Jigfest


Regarding the 15th Annual Mac Attack/Whitefish Jigfest, scheduled for August 24-25 at Flathead Lake, we have two added bonuses for the fishing contestants. Snappys Sports Senter is offering a $100 gift card for anyone that can beat 31½-pound Lake Trout that Cameron Hockett caught in 2003 or 2004. It will take a 32-pounder to beat the record, […]