Montana Anglers Win 2014 North Dakota Governor’s Walleye Cup

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Montana anglers are representing in the 2014 North Dakota Governor’s Walleye Cup, which was held on Lake Sakakawea.  According to the Bismarck Tribune, out of the 252 teams that competed in the event, Glasgow resident Ken Schmidt and Billings resident Mark Jones took the tournament title with a total walleye weight of 32.51 pounds over two […]

Anglers in North Dakota Found with 100 Walleye Over Limit

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In North Dakota, the walleye limit for anglers is 5 per day, 10 in possession, and it is a class B misdemeanor if you exceed your possession limit.  According to a recent article on grandforksherald.com, a tip was given to the North Dakota Fish & Game Department (NDFGD) that a group of anglers were staying in a rental house and fishing […]

Hell Creek Women’s Tournament RESULTS

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The Hell Creek Women’s tournament was held last Saturday out of Hell Creek on Fort Peck Twenty-nine teams competed and the winning team of Phipps and Daily caught 17.06 pounds hihglighted by the large walleye that was 31 inches.  They won nearly $1500 for their efforts. Check out the photo with them and their fish, along with their […]

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 […]

2014 Canyon Ferry Reservoir Spring Spawning Survey Update #3

FWP personnel with a 46.5-inch, 30.04-pound northern pike captured during the 2014 spawning survey on the south end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir.

Optimal surface water temperatures over the past week brought in a number of large female walleye during the 2014 spring spawning survey on Canyon Ferry Reservoir.  Eight ripe or spawned out females, larger than 28-inches, have graced our trap nets since the last update and the number of walleye captured, tagged and released increased to […]

2014 Canyon Ferry Reservoir Spring Spawning Survey Update #2

1.Volunteers  John Palmer and Sean Buchanan pose with two large spawning aged walleye on the south end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir.

Warm water temperatures have the annual spawing survey on Canyon Ferry Reservoir in full swing.  Over 450 walleye have been captured, tagged and released to date, already nearly 100 more than in 2013, and some large females have started to show up.  The largest walleye captured to date has been a 29.9-inch ripe female, but […]