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Teakettle Fishing Access Site Proposed Improvement Draft EA

05/28/2015

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, is seeking public comment for the Teakettle Fishing Access Site (FAS) Proposed Improvement draft environmental assessment (EA). Teakettle FAS is located along the Flathead River in Columbia Falls, Flathead County (T30N, R20W, S16). FWP proposes to expand and improve the parking areas, develop a new drive lane, install barrier rock to control vehicle movement, and repair existing boundary fencing. The draft is out for a 30-day public review through Friday, June 12, 2015. Copies of the draft are available at the FWP office, 490 N. Meridian Rd., Kalispell; Montana State Library, 1515 E 6th Ave., Helena; FWP State Headquarters, 1420 E 6th Ave., Helena; the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov under Submit Public Comment, then Fishing, then Public Notices-Fishing; and available for viewing at local libraries. Contact person: R-1 FAS Manager Tony Powell at (406) 751-5423 or e-mail to tpowell@mt.gov.

(Region 1 - Fishing )

Slots Available for Fishing without Barriers Day on Flathead Lake

05/28/2015

The 21st annual Fishing without Barriers Day will be held on Flathead Lake on Thursday, June 11. Anglers with disabilities are hosted for free fishing trips on charter boats and other boats provided by volunteers. The event is sponsored by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Crossing the Barriers Committee, and the Montana Charter Boat Association. Hidden Harbor provides boat launching and Woods Bay RV Park and Campground provides picnic facilities. There are slots available for anglers with disabilities, especially for anglers under 18 years of age. To register, call FWP at 752-5501. The event includes a special barbeque and a lake trout fish fry. There will also be lots of prizes.

(Region 1 - Fishing )

Motorists Hauling Watercraft Must Stop at AIS Inspection Stations

05/20/2015

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials reminded private and commercial boaters today that state law requires all motorists hauling watercraft—from trailers with motorboats or inflatable rafts to canoes and kayaks perched atop cars and pick-up trucks—to stop at inspection stations.

(Region 7 - Fishing )

Paddlefish Harvest Ends: Fort Benton To Fort Peck Dam

05/18/2015

The 2015 paddlefish harvest season on the Upper Missouri River section from Fort Benton to Fort Peck Dam will close at 12 noon on Tuesday May 19th, 2015, state officials said Sunday.

(Region 6 - Fishing )

Region 3 Open Houses Set to Discuss 2016-2019 Fishing Regulations

05/13/2015

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hosting a number of public open house meetings statewide this month to discuss regulations for the 2016-2019 fishing seasons. In Region 3, meetings have been set for both Bozeman and Butte.

(Region 3 - Fishing )

Flathead River Creel Survey Underway

05/08/2015

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is conducting an angler use (creel) survey this year on the Flathead River from the confluence of the North and Middle forks (Blankenship Bridge) down to Flathead Lake.

(Region 1 - Fishing )

Angler Creel Survey Underway in the Lower Clark Fork

05/08/2015

Montana, Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) and Avista will be conducting a creel survey this year on Noxon and Cabinet Gorge reservoirs, as well as the Bull River in the lower Clark Fork River drainage. Fishing pressure has increased dramatically on these reservoirs since the last time an angler survey was conducted in 1994.

(Region 1 - Fishing )

Open House on Fishing Regulations scheduled in Libby for Wednesday, May 13

05/08/2015

Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Region 1, will host a public open house on fishing regulations on Wednesday, May 13, from 6-8 p.m., in the Ponderosa Room at City Hall in Libby. At the meeting, FWP will provide information on the 2016 -2019 fishing regulations and gather ideas from the public. Every four years, FWP does a comprehensive review of Montana’s fishing regulations. This public scoping is part of this process.

(Region 1 - Fishing )

FWP Region 1 to Host Open Houses on Fishing Regulations

05/08/2015

Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Region 1, will host public open house to provide information on the 2016 -2019 fishing regulations and gather ideas from the public. Every four years, FWP does a comprehensive review of Montana’s fishing regulations. This public scoping is part of this process. The open houses are is scheduled as follows:

(Region 1 - Fishing )

Flathead Fishing Fair Coming Saturday May 2

05/08/2015

The Flathead Fishing Fair will be held Saturday, May 2 at Snappys Sport Senter from 9 am to noon. The event is sponsored by Snappys Sport Senter and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

(Region 1 - Fishing )

 

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