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Fishing Montana

EZFishing brings you Montana's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Montana Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Montana.

Montana Fishing Regulations

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Montana Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.

Links to Montana Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Montana's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Montana Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Montana.

  • Prehistoric fish back from near extinction
  • Each sturgeon is measured and weighed and then plopped back into water to be taken out for stocking. "All the way from Great Falls, Montana down to Bloomfield, Missouri," said Holm. Researchers hope that these prehistoric fish will be again able to ...
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  • 4/25/2018 3:32:00 PM
  • Chica De Mayo: The largest women’s fly fishing event in the world!
  • The River’s Edge and Simms Fishing Products are hosting the 10th annual Chica de Mayo women’s fly-fishing event in Bozeman, Montana, on Cinco de Mayo (May 5). “Back in May 2009, when we first held this event, we were sort of just “testing the ...
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  • 4/24/2018 12:46:00 PM
  • Prehistoric Fish Back From Near Extinction
  • (Rob Holm, Fish Hatchery Manager) "All the way from Great Falls Montana down to Bloomfield Missouri." Just another year closer to what researchers hope is a day when these prehistoric fish are again able to reproduce naturally in the waters of the Missouri
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  • 4/24/2018 12:46:00 AM
  • Crowd-control plan rejected at top Montana fishing stream
  • HELENA, Mont. — Montana officials recently rejected a plan to limit commercial fishing guides on the Madison River that flows out of Yellowstone National Park, a top fishing destination where the number of days spent angling has more than doubled in ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 4/23/2018 6:10:00 PM
  • Fish Taco Slaw Bowls with Mango Salsa and Chipotle Aioli
  • Anything less than super fresh doesn’t taste nearly as good, which is why I mostly grill my fish with seasonings here in Montana. And because I love a creamy element to my fish tacos, I topped this bowl off with chipotle aioli, which with the avocado ...
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  • 4/23/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • Crowd-control plan for top Montana fishing stream rejected
  • HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials on Thursday rejected a plan to limit commercial fishing guides on the Madison River that flows out of Yellowstone National Park, a top fishing destination where the number of days spent angling has more than doubled .
  • Associated Press
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  • 4/22/2018 2:08:00 AM
  • Registration Opens for Trapper Education Course on May 5
  • The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 at Pine Grove Pond. Montana Fur Harvesters and Montana Trappers Association, in conjunction with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, are hosting the general education class. The class is free and not required but .
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  • 4/20/2018 10:54:00 PM
  • FWP Seeking Comment on Proposed Land Acquisition Within Fish Creek WMA
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking comment on a proposal to acquire 276 acres of private land located within the outer boundaries of Fish Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA), west of Missoula. The proposed addition includes private inholdings
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  • 3/19/2018 10:18:00 PM
  • FWP & Inspired Classrooms Bring Sage Grouse into MT School Classrooms
  • Montana WILD ( is Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks premier fish and wildlife conservation education center based in Helena. The Montana WILD Education center wants people to connect themselves to the natural resources
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  • 3/19/2018 7:36:00 PM
  • The Fish Who Saved Pittsburgh
  • So we're watching the Montana game and between sips of cool lager I crack wise about the player from Montana with the headband. "What's up with The Fish Who Saved Pittsburgh dude?" Of course my kids and a few of the adults had no idea what I was talking ab
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  • 3/19/2018 2:10:00 PM
  • Fishing derby at Neosho hatchery bonds area veterans
  • The hatchery receives about 75,000 rainbow trout eggs at a time five times a year from Ennis, Montana. The fish are raised in the hatchery before they are released into Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Bruce Hallman, environmental education specialist at the ...
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 3/17/2018 10:55:00 PM
  • Spring Aboard: Boaters urged to get educated before boating season
  • “We know that an educated boater is safer on the water,” said Phil Kilbreath, Boating Law Administrator for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. “If a boater has taken a boating safety education course the likelihood of their time spent on the water being ...
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  • 3/16/2018 10:18:00 PM
  • Trump wildlife protection board defends trophy hunting
  • Trump has decried big-game hunting as a "horror show" in tweets. But under Zinke, a former Montana congressman who is an avid hunter, the Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly moved to reverse Obama-era restrictions on bringing trophies from African lions
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  • 3/16/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • Watercraft inspection changes planned for Tiber Reservoir
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will continue to focus on protecting Montana’s waterways, way of life and outdoor economy from the impacts of invasive species. This effort will require changes to how visitors use Tiber Reservoir. In 2018, recreationists .
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  • 3/16/2018 3:45:00 PM
  • Trump wildlife protection board stuffed with trophy hunters
  • Trump has decried big-game hunting as a "horror show" in tweets. But under Zinke, a former Montana congressman who is an avid hunter, the Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly moved to reverse Obama-era restrictions on bringing trophies from African lions
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  • 3/15/2018 9:21:00 PM
  • Tips for your spring break: fish, ski, snowshoe
  • The Tongue River below the dam in Montana is another great tailwater fishery. Another general place to fish are canyon streams. There are a host of such streams in the Bighorn Mountains. I have found that most streams are ice free due to the sun's angle ..
  • Independent Record
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  • 3/15/2018 6:18:00 PM
  • Housekeeping/Server
  • Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Sitting on the banks of the legendary Blackfoot River and surrounded by gorgeous mountains, our fly fishing lodge in Ovando, Montana, is looking to hire motivated and reliable workers for the 2018 season (June 11 through ..
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  • 3/14/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • Beautiful March Day Fly Fishing on the Bitterroot
  • Well it was such a nice day I had to get out. A couple of my friends decided the same. What a day it was in western Montana and why not head to the Root for some fishing fun. Ben, Jason and I decided to head down south towards Hamilton. There are so many .
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  • 3/14/2018 2:29:00 PM
  • Experience summer on the lake: FWP seeks hosts for fishing access sites
  • KALISPELL — Would you like to spend your summer living on the lake? Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is recruiting volunteer hosts for two popular fishing access sites in northwest Montana. FWP is accepting applications for site host positions this ...
  • Valley Journal
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  • 3/14/2018 6:16:00 AM
  • Open Fields enrollment now open
  • It's time for landowners to enroll in the state-sponsored "Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters." The voluntary program, offered through Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program, is available to private landowners who have a ...
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  • 3/13/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • Interest builds in competitive high school bass fishing in North Dakota
  • “Last year we had the guys from eastern Montana fishing with us and high school kids came and fished,” said Reinbold. “We’ve had enough interest for high school programs. There’s one fisherman from Colstrip, Montana, that had 75 percent of his ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/13/2018 5:12:00 PM
  • Spring Break Programs At Montana Wild - March 28-30
  • Are you looking for something WILD for the kids to do during Spring Break? FWP’s Montana WILD in Helena is offering a variety of free programs showcasing Montana’s fish and wildlife. 2018 programs include: Kids Fly Tying - March 28 (3–4 p.m.) *Pre ...
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  • 3/13/2018 4:46:00 PM
  • FWP Looking to Develop New Fishing Access Site in Dillon
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing the development of a new Fishing Access Site on the Beaverhead River adjacent to the Selway Bridge. For some time, this property on the north side of Dillon has been used by the public to access the river without
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Montana Guides/Outfitters

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Montana Fishing Clubs

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