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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.

  • FWP Region 1 Citizen Advisory Committee to Meet February 27
  • (KALISPELL, Mont.) – Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff will discuss enforcement topics at a public meeting this week. Members of the public are invited to attend the Region One Citizen Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, February 27 ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/21/2018 1:05:00 AM
  • Stevensville Bridge Fishing Access Site officially opened
  • Public access to the Bitterroot River at Stevensville bridge is in place once again for floaters and others according to a recent press release from the Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks. The popular access site is located primarily on private
  • Bitterroot Star
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  • 2/20/2018 4:38:00 PM
  • Male Mountain Lion Hunting Closed in HD’s 283 & 285
  • The hunting of male mountain lions in western Montana hunting districts 283 and 285, which include portions of Missoula and Powell counties, closed at one-half hour after sunset on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. The order halting the hunt came shortly after Fish .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/20/2018 3:51:00 PM
  • 2 Must Have Fly Fishing Items
  • Never heard one dude argue against that logic. Yet… Fishing license is pretty important too. Get your 2018 Montana Fishing License on your way by. Or online. Or at your local fishing shack. They are on sale now. Ed Note: I see that I wrote this same post .
  • headhuntersflyshop.com
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  • 2/20/2018 12:59:00 PM
  • Charlie Munger At Daily Journal (DJCO) 2018 Conference [TRANSCRIPT]
  • I don’t think it’s that bad in the South or the East, but I have less experience with that culture. I go to Montana to fly fish and I like Montana when I’m there but that’s too rugged for me. I like more intellectualism in a bigger city.
  • ValueWalk
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  • 2/20/2018 12:25:00 PM
  • Madison, Yellowstone fishing access sites move ahead
  • Two river fishing access sites received initial approval from the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission last Thursday, one on the Yellowstone and the other on the Madison. The first is located 13 miles downstream from Livingston and utilizes Montana ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 2/20/2018 3:36:00 AM
  • Montana Fishing Film Festival 2018
  • Once again Matt Devlin brings the Montana Fishing Film Festival 2018 rolls through Montana. Check out the show in Helena March 3rd at the Grandstreet Theater. Head on out and enjoy an evening of thrilling fishing films!
  • headhuntersflyshop.com
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  • 2/18/2018 6:30:00 PM
  • Bitterroot effort trying to keep fish out of ditches
  • Trout Unlimited is working with the Bitterroot Conservation District, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Bitterroot National Forest to expand and improve bull trout and native fish populations, while maintaining or even improving irrigation ...
  • Ravalli Republic
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  • 2/18/2018 1:20:00 PM
  • Montana's 2018 open water fishing contests OK'd
  • The complete listing of tournaments can be found online at http://fwp.mt.gov/fish/whereToFish/contests/ or by calling 406-444-2449. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Applications for fishing ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 2/17/2018 12:34:00 AM
  • Montana's 2018 open water fishing contests OK'd
  • The complete listing of tournaments can be found online at http://fwp.mt.gov/fish/whereToFish/contests/ or by calling 406-444-2449. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Applications for fishing ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 2/16/2018 11:02:00 PM
  • Trout Creek Couple Fined in Major Wildlife Violations Case
  • (KALISPELL, Mont.) – Montana game wardens completed an investigation into significant wildlife violations that resulted in severe penalties for a pair of Trout Creek residents. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks launched an investigation in October 2015 into .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/15/2018 8:39:00 PM
  • Notes From The 2018 DJCO Annual Shareholder Meeting
  • Culture is not that bad in the South or East or the Rockies. I go to Montana to fly fish and like it, but it’s too rugged. I need more intellectualism and a big city. Omaha was just fine for me.” More on BYD/new metals: “ I am hardly an expert at ...
  • ValueWalk
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  • 2/15/2018 8:21:00 PM
  • This Week in Fish & Wildlife: Changes to this year's archery season
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Andrea Jones joins MTN to discuss changes to this year's archery season and other 2018 license information. St. Charles Mission School in Pryor will run two hours later than regular times. St. Charles Mission School in ...
  • KTVQ
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  • 2/15/2018 6:10:00 PM
  • New MyFWP Online Portal
  • Many of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ online users will notice a big change starting Wednesday with the unveiling of the new MyFWP online portal. The new MyFWP portal contains enhanced security measures to ensure user information is better protected.
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/15/2018 1:41:00 AM
  • Seasonal Jobs Open for Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection Stations
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is recruiting aquatic invasive species watercraft inspectors for the upcoming season. The job opportunities are part of the state’s on-going effort to prevent the spread of non-native mussels and other aquatic invasive ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/15/2018 12:29:00 AM
  • Popular Bitterroot fishing access re-opens Wednesday
  • STEVENSVILLE - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks says the popular Bitterroot River access north of Stevensville is re-opened. But people accessing the river need to make sure they’re following the rules. The access north of Stevensville has been popular ...
  • 8KPAX
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  • 2/14/2018 8:55:00 PM
  • Applications Sought For Upland Game Bird Council
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking a member of a local Chamber of Commerce to fill one vacancy on the Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program Citizens’ Advisory Council. The Advisory Council is made up of 12 volunteers representing various ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/14/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • Ice angler surprised to pull Tiger Muskie out of Tongue River Reservoir
  • This is the same source that Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks uses to obtain Tiger Muskie for stocking Montana waters. This also reduces concerns that additional pathogens or other aquatic invasive species accompanied the stocking effort at Ranchester Pond.
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/14/2018 12:47:00 AM
  • Ice fishing day this Saturday for youth, Fish and Wildlife Commission meets
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks have scheduled two field days for adults in the Great Falls area who have completed the online hunter education course. The field days will be at the Region 4 FWP headquarters, 4600 Giant Springs Road, at the following ...
  • Great Falls Tribune
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  • 2/13/2018 6:31:00 PM
  • Stevensville Bridge Access Open Again
  • The site is now under new ownership, and the landowner signed a Private Lands Fishing Access agreement with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) last month that provides similar access to what was available in the past. The new agreement says that boaters
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/13/2018 12:01:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife Commission has full agenda for Thursday meeting
  • The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will work through a diverse agenda at its meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, at Montana WILD in Helena. The agenda includes final decisions on the full slate of biennial big game season proposals, endorsement ...
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 2/12/2018 8:39:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet Thursday in Helena
  • The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will work through a diverse agenda at their meeting Feb. 15 at Montana WILD in Helena. The agenda includes final decisions on the full slate of biennial big game season proposals, endorsement considerations for ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 2/12/2018 6:42:00 PM

Montana Guides/Outfitters

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Montana Fishing Clubs

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