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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Montana?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • Critters, fish seemed to respond to peak of solar eclipse
  • "A minute and a half of 'totality' totally worth the long drive to be there." Byron Johnson, a Spokane fisherman who was at Hebgen Lake, Montana, said that even out of the path of totality there was a noticeable difference in temperature and critter activi
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 8/22/2017 4:07:00 AM
  • 2017-2018 ice fishing contests proposed
  • Each year, groups and organizations around Montana celebrate a treasured winter tradition with local ice fishing contests. These contests are permitted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks through a public process to ensure the contest meet regulations and
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/22/2017 12:53:00 AM
  • FWP seeking public comment on a variety of proposals
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is taking public comment on several items, including brucellosis, forest management, setting hunting seasons, proposed changes in fishing regulations, and proposed ice fishing contests. Further information, on the items is
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/22/2017 12:53:00 AM
  • Mountain lion spotted in local subdivision
  • “Two homeowners reported a viewing of a mountain lion,” according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Warden Sergeant Todd Anderson. “The lion was spotted on a deck, and there were numerous photos and video taken of it.” “The Custer County Sheriff ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/21/2017 10:22:00 PM
  • Far Cry 5 goes on a tractor rampage in extended video
  • Yes, fishing is confirmed in Far Cry 5. When you’re not running people over in tractors, or crashing through road-blocks in a very patriotic big rig cab, you can wrestle with some Montana fish. Boomer won’t help with that, but he can fetch guns for you ...
  • pcinvasion.com
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  • 8/21/2017 6:42:00 PM
  • Practicing zen and the art of flyfishing
  • Norman McLean’s story of two sons and their preacher father uses flyfishing as a means of achieving a type of grace or perfection on Montana streams. It’s a great story, I suppose, but pure fiction. And perfection, we all know, is impossible — at ...
  • Sun Gazette
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  • 8/21/2017 4:40:00 AM
  • Fly Shop Strong – ECHO Fly Fishing
  • Honest. The ECHO Trout Spey TR2 was the rod of the year for us here in Craig Montana. Enjoy your Friday. Hope it is the beginning of a fly fishing weekend. Stop by your fly shop on your way to the stream this weekend.
  • headhuntersflyshop.com
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  • 8/18/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • Last Hunter Education Classes Offered in Glasgow, for Youth and Adults
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the last courses in the Glasgow area for this year. There will be a regular youth classroom course starting Sept. 6, and an adult online “field day” course on Sept.
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/18/2017 5:33:00 AM
  • Planned fish kill, fish barrier dam raises concerns
  • Native trout will then be planted and will be the only fish in the streams. A request for bids by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to build a dam on French Creek, one-half mile above where French Creek enters Deep Creek, has been put out.
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 8/17/2017 11:48:00 PM
  • Paul George Fishing Tournament
  • Huestis, an avid fisherman thanks to a childhood spent on the water growing up in Montana, and Griffin, a Kansan who is proud of his outdoorsman ways came away as winners of a pair of awards at the final weigh in. Beyond the moral support he received from
  • NBA
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  • 8/17/2017 7:47:00 PM
  • Blackfoot bounty: Scenic river retains fishing legacy
  • “There’s nothing like catching fish with your old man or your brother,” the Missoula angler said on a recent float down western Montana’s most famous waterway. “We’re going to do a ‘River Runs Through It’ thing. We’ve been fishing here as ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 8/17/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION
  • Will allow Trout Unlimited and Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks to permanently protect flows in Pine Creek and Bear Creek all the way to the Yellowstone River, perpetually benefitting Yellowstone cutthroat trout and other wild trout habitat. Donation will
  • Finanznachrichten
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  • 8/17/2017 1:01:00 PM
  • Montana FWP Seeks Volunteers for Citizen's Advisory Committee
  • (KALISPELL, Mont.) Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking up to 5 volunteer applicants to serve terms of 2-3 years on the Citizen's Advisory Committee (CAC) for FWP that was established in 1996. The primary function of the CAC is to increase FWP's ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/17/2017 7:17:00 AM
  • Montana’s fly fishing industry needs action on climate change
  • Even though some politicians in Washington want to keep disagreeing with the science, the effects of climate change in Montana can be seen far and wide. Whether it is the spread of mountain pine beetle infestations, increased frequency of wildfires, or ...
  • Valley Journal
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  • 8/16/2017 6:27:00 AM
  • Fishing guide offers residents new adventures
  • Doth fished the region with friends and family many times while growing up.“When we were young we used to call it mini Montana. The uniqueness of that area, the fishing is pretty awesome,” he said. He makes sure his own children get to enjoy it ...
  • Press Pubs
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  • 8/15/2017 6:17:00 PM
  • Lockwood bear is a reminded to lock up garbage, attractants
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens believe the bear found food in the area and will continue to hang around as long as attractants persist. When a bear becomes acclimated to human attractants, it generally ends badly for the animal, they said.
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/15/2017 4:29:00 PM
  • Big Horn County backs off of severe fire restrictions
  • All campfires were banned at all Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks properties, including at state parks under the old rules. Under the new restrictions, Tongue River Reservoir State Park will allow camp fires in metal fire rings at campgrounds with on-site
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 8/15/2017 4:29:00 PM
  • Montana's fly fishing industry needs action on climate change
  • Even though some politicians in Washington want to keep disagreeing with the science, the effects of climate change in Montana can be seen far and wide. Whether it is the spread of mountain pine beetle infestations, increased frequency of wildfires, or ...
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 8/15/2017 7:00:00 AM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted on two stream sections
  • State officials have lifted fishing restrictions on two stream sections in southwestern Montana as cooler and longer nights drop water temperatures. The so-called hoot owl restrictions have been lifted on the Big Hole River from Saginaw Bridge on Skinner .
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 8/15/2017 3:09:00 AM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted on two southwest Montana rivers
  • With nights getting longer and cooler, a couple of sections of rivers in southwest Montana have met the criteria for lifting fishing restrictions. Effective immediately, the following sections of rivers, previously under “hoot owl restrictions," are open .
  • Independent Record
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  • 8/14/2017 9:27:00 PM
  • Fishing restrictions lifted on two sections of Montana Rivers
  • BOZEMAN – Conditions have improved on two sections of southwest Montana rivers. Fish, Wildlife, and Parks announced Monday that two rivers had met the criteria to lift the “hoot owl” fishing restrictions on some river sections. The Big Hole River ...
  • ktvh.com
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  • 8/14/2017 8:32:00 PM

Montana Guides/Outfitters

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Montana Fishing Clubs

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