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2016 Open Water Contests Approved


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has approved the following open water fishing contests for 2016. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Most contests require catch-and-release fishing and participants in these contests may not keep any fish.

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Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Lottery Tag Applications Available February 1


Paddlefish anglers planning to fish in the Upper Missouri River (From Fort Peck Dam to Fort Benton) will need to apply for an Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Tag. Applications for this drawing will start beginning Feb. 1, and will be available to apply by mail, online at, or by stopping by any regional or area FWP offices. Applications must be received no later than March 31, 2016.

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Ice Fishing Season is Going Strong, Anglers Encouraged to Practice Safety


It’s that time of year when ice anglers are appearing on Montana's waters for the ice fishing season. Ice fishing is a great way to enjoy the winter weather and to catch some nice fish. However, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks remind ice anglers that safety should be the number one concern during a day out on the ice.

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