Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 7.21.14

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Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind can be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable and the run off is treacherous.   Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an […]

Three Year-Old Angler Reels in Her First Largemouth Bass

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Three year-old Adelyn Tiffin was out fishing with her family at Trout Creek over the weekend and caught her very first largemouth bass, with the help of Grandpa, Alan Stohle, and Mom, Megan Tiffin.  She even reeled it in until it got to the dock, but it was a big ol 3 1/8-pounder, so that was as far […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 7.7.14

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(Report compiled by Carol Henckel) Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind can be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable and the run off is treacherous.   Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 6.30.14

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(Report compiled by Carol Henckel) Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind can be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable and the run off is treacherous. Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an eye […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 6.23.14

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Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind can be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable and the run off is treacherous.   Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an eye on the weather while […]

Fishing for Fishing Information: Captain’s Column (6.19.14)

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With all the high water and possible flooding from the Spring Run-off we were suppose to have this year I was a little taken back when I noticed earlier this week that we were under normal precipitation this year for Western Montana. On Monday the year to date precipitation that Missoula received was 6.94 inches. […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 6.9.14

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Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind can be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable and the run off is treacherous.   Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an […]

FWP Seeks Comment On Trout Limit Waivers

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Montana fisheries officials are seeking public comment on a proposal to lift fishing bag limits for trout on two central Montana waters that are scheduled for westslope cutthroat trout restoration efforts later this summer. The waters are Camas Lake in the Big Belt Mountains near White Sulphur Springs and Elkhorn Creek, on the Beartooth Wildlife […]

Take Your Dad Fishing for FREE for Father’s Day!

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Here’s the perfect gift for Dad and Grandpa: free fishing for all over Father’s Day weekend, June 14-15. “There is no better way to enjoy Montana with friends and family than to plan for a day of fishing,” said Jeff Hagener, director of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks in Helena said. “You can fish without […]

Fishing, Fishing and More Fishing: Captain’s Column (5.22.14)

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The first three day holiday weekend is fast approaching. This Memorial Day Weekend should offer some good fishing opportunities for families on lakes across Montana. The National Weather Service is forecasting warmer temperatures and that the rivers, which are already high, will continue to rise into the weekend. Fishing on the rivers will be tough […]

Yellowstone Challenge Catfish Tournament RESULTS

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Congratulations to Bobby Wise and Robert Wise on their 2014 Yellowstone Challenge Catfish Tournament CHAMPIONSHIP! “Their four fish limit & 24.5 lbs were able to stave off the rest of the stiff competition on a cold and winter like day. Also, congrats to Chad Mueller of Sidney for his 11.64 lb HOG! Good enough for […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 5.5.14

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Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind and even snow can still be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable. Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an eye on the […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 4.28.14

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(Report compiled by Carol Henckel) Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind and even snow can still be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable. Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an eye on the […]

Lewistown Kids Fishing Day Date Set!

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Lewistown’s annual kids fishing day will take place June 14 this year at the Frog Ponds. The 10 a.m. to noon free event will feature demonstrations on water safety, casting and fish identification. Everyone is welcome, however, the activities are geared for children ages 3-12. Prizes, purchased at local businesses, will be available, including fishing […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 4.14.14

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Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised weather is changing constantly and some days wind and even snow can still be a factor. High water conditions are dangerous as Spring weather is unpredictable. Enjoy yourself but remember alcohol alters your judgment so use it sparingly while enjoying the outdoors. Keep an eye on the […]

EASTERN MONTANA FISHING REPORT FOR THE WEEK OF 2/24/14

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(Report compiled by Carol Henckel) Please be advised that conditions can change daily so please call the contact person in the area you are planning on fishing for current daily information.  Weather is changing constantly and some days wind and snow can be a big factor. Ice conditions are dangerous so be very aware of […]

INSANELY HUGE Fort Peck Trophy Lake Trout

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Fort Peck boasts some monsters in its water, but WOW!  Check out the humongous lake trout that Jason Mitchell (of Jason Mitchell Outdoors– Season 13 – Episode 14) trolled for, using Salmo Perch 8SDR crankbaits, along the face of the Fort Peck dam in late October of 2012.  He found lake trout stacked in less than fifteen […]

The Browns Still Bite in the Bitterroot, Even When the Fishing Is Slow!

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Clayton Larsen and Hilary Brazington recently fished the Bitterroot River, just north of Belle Crossing, near Stevensville, and, although the fishing was slow, they caught four nice browns!  Hilary is pictured below with one of their catches of the day. Nice work, fellow anglers!  Keep those pictures coming!