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2013 Fishing Season Opens May 18
Friday, May 10, 2013
This news release was archived on Sunday, June 9, 2013

Montana’s 2013 general fishing season opens May 18.

Montana’s general fishing season opens on the third Saturday of May, while fishing on the state’s lakes and reservoirs is generally open year round. Montana’s general fishing season closes Nov. 30.

To prepare for the 2013 fishing season, pick up the state fishing regulations at FWP offices, license providers, or FWP’s 2013 Fishing Regulations web page at