Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Fishing News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/fishing/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Boating safety for Father’s Day http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1205.html With Father’s Day just around the corner and the weather warming up, it’s a great time for families to hit the water. Before you begin your annual Father’s Day celebration, check out our five Father’s Day Boating Tips to keep everyone safe. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:39:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1205.html 2019-06-13T16:39:00Z Pennington Bridge FAS closes due to migrating river channel http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1204.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will be permanently closing the Pennington Bridge Fishing Access Site on the Big Hole River, four miles south of Twin Bridges. The closure will take effect June 17. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:11:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1204.html 2019-06-10T16:11:45Z Community Invited to Grand Opening of Fishing Pond in Columbia Falls http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1203.html Kalispell, MT — Columbia Falls is home to a new family fishing pond, and the community is invited to celebrate the grand opening and dedication at River’s Edge Park. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 15:43:51 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1203.html 2019-06-10T15:43:51Z Voyagers Rest FAS restricted to walk-in traffic http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1202.html BILLINGS – Voyagers Rest Fishing Access site on the Yellowstone River northeast of Worden was restricted to walk-in traffic only Tuesday due to flooding. Tue, 04 Jun 2019 21:57:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1202.html 2019-06-04T21:57:01Z Community Invited to Robin Street Memorial Fishing Day at Pine Grove Pond http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1201.html Kalispell, MT — Families are invited to enjoy a day of fishing and outdoor education at Pine Grove Pond in memory of the late Robin Street. Tue, 04 Jun 2019 21:33:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1201.html 2019-06-04T21:33:37Z Paddlefish season to close Saturday at 9 p.m. on Yellowstone, Missouri http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1200.html Montana’s 2019 paddlefish season will close on Saturday, June 1 at 9 p.m. on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River downstream of Fort Peck Dam. Sat, 01 Jun 2019 00:31:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1200.html Marla Prell 2019-06-01T00:31:00Z Gritty Stone Fishing Access Site restricted to walk-in traffic http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1199.html Gritty Stone Fishing Access site on the Yellowstone River northwest of Worden was restricted to walk-in traffic only Tuesday because of muddy conditions. Tue, 28 May 2019 20:20:46 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1199.html 2019-05-28T20:20:46Z New boat ramp installed at Highway 89 Bridge Fishing Access Site http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1198.html A new boat ramp has been installed at the Highway 89 Bridge Fishing Access Site on the Yellowstone River east of Livingston, replacing the old ramp. Fri, 17 May 2019 16:24:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1198.html 2019-05-17T16:24:24Z Paddlefish season on Yellowstone, Lower Missouri starts May 15 http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1197.html The 2019 paddlefishing season on the Yellowstone and Lower Missouri rivers will start on Wednesday, May 15. Mon, 13 May 2019 22:13:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1197.html 2019-05-13T22:13:00Z Indian Fort fishing access site reopens to vehicles http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1196.html Indian Fort Fishing Access Site at on the Yellowstone River at Reed Point has reopened to vehicle traffic after Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks crews repaired damage done by a rockslide. Thu, 09 May 2019 21:25:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1196.html 2019-05-09T21:25:52Z Fishing regulations scoping survey available online http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1195.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks invites anglers and other interested parties to participate in a survey regarding changes to the 2020 fishing regulations. The survey is available at http://fwp.mt.gov/fish/publicComments/regsScoping.html. Thu, 09 May 2019 19:42:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1195.html 2019-05-09T19:42:00Z Fishing regulations scoping survey available online http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1194.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks invites anglers and other interested parties to participate in a survey regarding changes to the 2020 fishing regulations. The survey is available at http://fwp.mt.gov/fish/publicComments/regsScoping.html. Thu, 09 May 2019 16:42:04 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1194.html 2019-05-09T16:42:04Z Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Season Opens May 1, Mandatory Reporting for Harvest http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1193.html This year’s Montana paddlefish seasons will again kick off on May 1 with the opening of the Upper Missouri River section from Fort Benton downstream to Fort Peck Dam. Wed, 01 May 2019 13:52:44 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1193.html 2019-05-01T13:52:44Z Rock fall closes Indian Fort FAS road to vehicles http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1192.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks closed the access road to the Indian Fort Fishing Access Site at Reed Point to vehicles Tuesday because of a rock fall. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 22:21:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1192.html 2019-04-30T22:21:50Z Highway 89 Bridge Fishing Access Site boat ramp to be replaced http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1191.html The Highway 89 Fishing Access Site on the Yellowstone River east of Livingston will have limited public access while contractors replace the boat ramp. Fri, 26 Apr 2019 17:58:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1191.html 2019-04-26T17:58:52Z Public Scoping Underway for Montana Fishing Regulations http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1190.html Kalispell, MT — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is undergoing a public scoping process to review fishing regulations and identify potential issues with fisheries. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:18:19 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1190.html 2019-04-25T18:18:19Z Great Falls Man Sets New State Record for Blue Sucker http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1189.html A Great Falls man hooked into a little-known native Montana fish in mid-April on the Marias River near Loma and set a new state record. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:55:58 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1189.html Bruce Auchly 2019-04-23T18:55:58Z Comments Sought on Stocking Tiger Muskie in Two Reservoirs http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1188.html Fish, Wildlife and Parks seeks public comment on a proposal to stock tiger muskie in Yellow Water and Big Casino Creek reservoirs in central Montana. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:53:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1188.html Bruce Auchly 2019-04-23T18:53:06Z FWP reminds small-stream anglers to be aware of operations http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1187.html With spring comes fair weather fishing. And while the Western Fishing District must wait for the general fishing season opener on May 18, anglers in Montana’s Central and Eastern districts enjoy year-round access to most rivers and streams. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:55:14 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1187.html 2019-04-19T20:55:14Z Two south central Montana fishing access sites repaired, reopened http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1185.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has reopened two south central Montana fishing access sites that were damaged by ice and flooding earlier this spring. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:47:33 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1185.html 2019-04-19T16:47:33Z Mallard's Rest and York's Island fishing access sites repoen http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1186.html Mallard’s Rest and York’s Island fishing access sites are now open to public visitors after they were temporarily closed due to flooding conditions. Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:15:20 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1186.html 2019-04-11T21:15:20Z FWP to host public meeting on smallmouth bass removal project http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1184.html Bozeman, MT — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host an informational public meeting on a proposal to remove smallmouth bass from Gallatin Valley ponds. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 22:31:07 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1184.html 2019-04-08T22:31:07Z Mud closes Grey Bear campground to vehicles http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1183.html Part of the Grey Bear Fishing Access Site along the Yellowstone River west of Big Timber is restricted to walk-in traffic only because of hazardous road conditions. Wed, 03 Apr 2019 17:06:15 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1183.html 2019-04-03T17:06:15Z Flood damage repaired; Captain Clark FAS reopens http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1182.html The Captain Clark Fishing Access Site on the Yellowstone River east of Pompeys Pillar reopened to all traffic Tuesday after crews replaced a collapsed culvert and repaired a flood-damaged road. Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:20:25 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1182.html 2019-04-02T22:20:25Z FWP assesses conditions for spring trout stocking in ponds http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1181.html With spring thaw occurring and significant snowmelt running through prairie streams, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks conducted a quick tour to evaluate potential for spring trout stocking in the Cherry Creek area of Prairie County in Region 7. Thu, 28 Mar 2019 21:16:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/fishing/nr_1181.html 2019-03-28T21:16:00Z