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Hunter Education Class Planned for Potomac

Fri Apr 29 09:52:00 MDT 2011

A hunter education course is planned for Potomac in May, and students can register online now. Classes are May 16, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24, 25 & 27 from 6:30-9 p.m. each evening at the Potomac Community Center.

(Region 2 - Education)

I Do Love Those Fiesty Bass

Thu Apr 28 15:03:00 MDT 2011

It is true, I do love bass! I think it stems from the feisty attitude they have. I enjoy the many techniques you can use to fish for bass, from one exploding on a topwater bait, to hammering a crankbait in 20’ of water. They are such a unique species—depending on the day, or even within the same day, they can be caught about a million different ways. When it comes to fish, I am always drawn to bass.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Nonnative Rainbow Trout Through The Eyes Of An Old School Fisheries Biologist

Thu Apr 28 15:01:00 MDT 2011

Rainbow trout are a highly sought after sport fish in Montana. Experienced anglers may think of the state's rainbow trout when thinking of sport fish, but younger anglers might prefer the less common, native trout species for a challenge. Young biologists I know certainly seem to be attracted to the rare, native cousins of rainbows such as westslope cutthroat trout.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Paddlefish Made Personal

Thu Apr 28 14:57:00 MDT 2011

Paddlefish are one of my favorite species, but there is one in particular that may be my favorite fish of all time.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

The Memorable Eastern Brook Trout

Thu Apr 28 14:54:00 MDT 2011

The fish species I cherish the most is the Eastern brook trout. Some of my fondest memories of childhood fishing took place on my great uncle Bill’s property just outside of Polson. As a kid my family would take trips to the Flathead in the summer. I still remember being able to take a pole with about three feet of fishing line and a bare hook to the creek that ran behind my great uncle's house. We would catch brook trout for what seemed like hours.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Happy Thoughts Of Ling

Thu Apr 28 14:03:00 MDT 2011

The common name for the species Lota lota is burbot, but this fish is known to Montana anglers as the ling.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

What About The Sturgeon Chub

Thu Apr 28 14:01:00 MDT 2011

We had dragged nets through numerous reaches of the Powder River, a tributary of the Yellowstone in southeastern Montana, capturing an incredible diversity of fishes, yet the sturgeon chub eluded us where a decade earlier they had been abundant. Then, on the last day and the final seine haul, the technician working the fish asked, “what the heck is this?”

(Headquarters - Fishing)

 

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