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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.

  • Fly fishing rendezvous returns to Missoula
  • Montana -- and Missoula in particular -- are no strangers to fly fishing. Every year when the snow melts and the waters start flowing tons of people hit the Clark Fork, Blackfoot and other rivers to fish. Just before the fishing season kicks into high gear
  • 8KPAX
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  • 4/29/2017 4:53:00 PM
  • Zinke memo delays Montana fish, wildlife funds
  • This story has been updated to reflect a change in the 'Nationally' section. A meeting on Thursday was misattributed to the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. A recent memo from Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke requiring a review of all grants more
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 4/29/2017 12:27:00 AM
  • Photos: Scenes from OGR17 in Missoula
  • The 2017 Orvis Guide Rendezvous kicked off yesterday in Missoula, Montana. For more than 30 years, Orvis has been hosting a conference for professional fly-fishing guides from around the country. This event is open to all guides (not just those endorsed by
  • orvis.com
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  • 4/28/2017 3:12:00 PM
  • Zinke memo delays Montana fish, wildlife funds
  • HELENA – A recent memo from Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke requiring a review of all grants of more than $100,000 has Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks scrambling to understand and deal with the consequences. “We were surprised,” said Adam Brooks ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 4/28/2017 1:07:00 PM
  • Zinke memo delays Montana fish, wildlife funds
  • HELENA – A recent memo from Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke requiring a review of all grants of more than $100,000 has Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks scrambling to understand and deal with the consequences. “We were surprised,” said Adam Brooks ...
  • Lake Expo
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  • 4/28/2017 11:58:00 AM
  • Don’t Be Afraid of Inexpensive Fly-fishing Gear
  • My inexpensive setup has served me well for the past couple seasons and I couldn’t be happier. It’s landed me Montana trout from the Gallatin, plenty of cutthroat trout in the Sierra, and lots of panfish in Marin County lakes. I bought the Okuma Sierra ...
  • adventure-journal.com
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  • 4/27/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Fraud Alert: Rob Quist Exposed As Having No Hunting Or Fishing Licenses
  • When Montana Democrat Rob Quist isn’t singing at nudist resorts, we now know he isn’t out in Montana hunting. While Quist’s ads have made him out to be a gun rights supporter who will defend hunting and fishing access on public lands, new reports ...
  • www.americarisingpac.org
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  • 4/27/2017 2:29:00 PM
  • Time to stand up for Stevensville fishing access site
  • The landowner involved in a proposed land swap has given the town of Stevensville and the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks – and the public – an ugly ultimatum: accept his offer, he says, or he’s going to block off public access to the ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 4/27/2017 1:34:00 PM
  • May’s Montana Hunting & Fishing News FREE Online for Ammoland Readers
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)-The Montana Hunting & Fishing News Magazine is offering an exclusive free look at their May 2017 issue online for Ammoland.com readers. The Montana Hunting & Fishing News magazine is produced 11 times per year, with issues monthly from .
  • Ammo Land
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  • 4/26/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • Tupperware Brands (TUP) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
  • So if somebody's running a little distributorship in Whitefish, Montana, she feels connected right to headquarters, right to Stein Ove, right to the head of marketing and sales. When we're holding big events, those things are broadcast everywhere ...
  • Seeking Alpha
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  • 4/25/2017 8:30:00 AM
  • Montana's special drawing deadlines
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' deadlines to apply for special license drawings is May 1 for bison, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat; and June 1 for the elk B, deer B and antelope license drawings. Resident hunters applying for bison, moose, sheep ..
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 4/24/2017 11:40:00 PM
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Poaching Trophy Mule Deer in Uptown Butte
  • Olsen will have to pay a total of $11,695 in fines and restitution. That includes $8,000 in trophy restitution to Montana for the 5x5 mule deer killed in September. Olsen’s hunting, fishing and trapping privileges have also been suspended for five years.
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 4/21/2017 7:07:00 PM
  • Judge In Endangered Fish Lawsuit Lifts Hold On Montana Dam
  • Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 5:46 PM EDT) -- A Montana federal judge on Wednesday gave the government the go-ahead to build a new dam on the Yellowstone River, which will provide water for farmers but allegedly threaten the well-being of a critically
  • Law 360
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  • 4/20/2017 10:26:00 PM
  • MT House Kills Amendment To Make Hunting, Fishing, Trapping A Right
  • MT House Kills Amendment To Make Hunting, Fishing, Trapping A Right By Cole Grant UM Community News Service fairfieldsuntimes.com The Montana House of Representatives has killed a bill that would have asked voters to make hunting, fishing and trapping a ..
  • Fairfield Sun Times
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  • 4/20/2017 7:19:00 PM
  • Is hook-free fly-fishing the next big thing?
  • One thing I pondered recently on a river in Montana: Maybe fly-fishing doesn’t have to be about hooking fish. The sport, or art, or however you regard it, is in reading the river, thinking like a hungry trout, and maneuvering the well-chosen hand-tied ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 4/20/2017 1:02:00 PM
  • Trout route: New fish screens improve habitat in city creek
  • All have eventually worn out, or were built with obsolete methods. In 2015, the Westslope Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Missoula Conservation District joined to replace them. “It’s all a function of how much water ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 4/20/2017 6:33:00 AM
  • The best fish to eat, in Germany or Montana
  • My wife and I had lunch at a Thai restaurant in Cologne, Germany, a few weeks ago. She had a curry shrimp dish and I had the fried fish. Hers was good. Mine was exceptional. The fish was crispy, white-fleshed and covered with a chili sauce. It was as good
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 4/20/2017 6:25:00 AM
  • Montana fishing report: Boulder, Stillwater, Rock Creek fishing well
  • In a sure sign that the spring fishing season is here, the annual Jerry Johnston Memorial Tough Guy Tournament is Saturday at Fort Peck Reservoir, headquartered out of Hell Creek. The walleye and northern pike tourney is traditionally one of the first big
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 4/20/2017 6:09:00 AM
  • A fly-fishing high on Montana’s pristine Gallatin River
  • BIG SKY, Montana — There had to be a little magic in play that rainy September day on the Gallatin River when I first felt the fly line arc behind me just right and then sail back as if in slow motion. Sailing, sailing — out over the river to deposit ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 4/20/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • Judge in endangered fish lawsuit lifts hold on Montana dam
  • HELENA — A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday lifted his hold on a proposed irrigation dam and fish passage that U.S. officials say is the best hope to save an endangered ancient species of fish in the Yellowstone River. U.S. District Judge Brian ...
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 4/20/2017 1:31:00 AM

Montana Guides/Outfitters

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Montana Fishing Clubs

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