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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.

  • Fall turkey, sandhill crane applications available
  • Permit applications for hunters planning to pursue wild turkeys or sandhill cranes in parts of Montana this fall are available from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. All turkey and sandhill crane permit applicants must have a 2017 Conservation License and ..
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/27/2017 4:43:00 PM
  • No fireworks on FWP property including fishing access sites
  • Visiting a Montana fishing access site on the July 4th is a great idea – just leave the fireworks at home. Fire season in Montana is already underway in many parts of the state. This means it’s all our responsibility to be careful with fire and any ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/27/2017 3:55:00 PM
  • Helena (MT) Outdoors Fest July 20
  • Please join us Thursday, July 20th from 5-8 pm at the Montana Wild Education Center 2688 Broadwater Avenue in Helena, MT. This event is free for all youth and families. Activities include: Boating Safety, Shooting Range Simulator, Fishing, Rafting ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/27/2017 7:07:00 AM
  • Pro Tips: Top 5 Salmonfly Dries for the Madison River
  • It is that time of year, when everyone is salmonfly crazy around Montana. People talk in hushed tones at the bars about where the hatch is and where the trout are eating the dry fly. Of the thousands of fisherman who try to hit the hatch each year ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 6/26/2017 7:45:00 PM
  • 21st annual Youth Fishing Jamboree held at Riverfront Park
  • Prizes were awarded for biggest fish, first catch and the most fish in three different age groups. Organizers hope the event will keep the Montana fishing tradition alive for many years to come. "I hope they learn to have fun, and to meet other kids that .
  • KTVQ
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  • 6/25/2017 12:56:00 AM
  • A tempting treat to fool a fish
  • I've used it for years in most of our streams and others I have traveled to. One day on Montana's Gibbon River I could not believe how many fish came to that little size No. 14 Royal Wulff. It seemed that no matter how bad my cast was, or where the fly was
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 6/23/2017 7:12:00 AM
  • History and art of Montana fishing on display in Helena
  • Montana has more than 170,000 miles of rivers and more than 3,000 lakes and reservoirs. All of that water comes with an abundance of fish. The Montana Historical Society has just opened a new exhibit dedicated to a uniquely western sport. People have been
  • KTVQ
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  • 6/21/2017 3:58:00 PM
  • Montana Becoming and Outdoors Woman Summer Programs
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program offers classes for women to improve upon or learn new outdoor skills. Women must be 18 years of age or older to attend. Registration is open for these upcoming summer events: July 9
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/21/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • Kids Get Reward for Safe Boating in Montana
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wardens will be trying to catch young people doing something right this summer. FWP and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary have teamed up with McDonald's and Super 1 Foods stores to hand out coupons for free ice cream cones to ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/21/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • History and art of Montana fishing on display in Helena
  • Montana has more than 170,000 miles of rivers and more than 3,000 lakes and reservoirs. All of that water comes with an abundance of fish. The Montana Historical Society has just opened a new exhibit dedicated to a uniquely western sport. People have been
  • krtv.com
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  • 6/20/2017 10:05:00 PM
  • Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission seeks comments
  • The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved several items for public comment at their June meeting. Comment on the following items will be accepted until 5 p.m. July 16. Final adoption of the proposed items will not be before the regular August ...
  • The Western News
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  • 6/20/2017 11:28:00 AM
  • A Touch on the Wild Side - July 22
  • The Arts Center will be at Montana WILD creating fingerprint art projects focusing on Montana animals. Come join us for a fun and creative way to learn about fish and wildlife. This event is recommended for children 8 to 12 years old and pre-registration .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/19/2017 8:35:00 PM
  • July’s Montana Hunting & Fishing News FREE for AmmoLand Readers
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)-The Montana Hunting & Fishing News Magazine is offering an exclusive free look at their July 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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  • 6/19/2017 6:27:00 PM
  • Kids get reward for safe boating
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wardens will be trying to catch young people doing something right this summer. FWP and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary have teamed up with McDonald's and Super 1 Foods stores to hand out coupons for free ice cream cones to ..
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 6/19/2017 6:20:00 PM
  • FWP offering free fishing in honor of Father's Day weekend
  • MISSOULA, Mont. - In honor of Father's Day, Montana residents across the state can temporarily go fishing without any restrictions. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks says people can fish in Montana without a fishing license this weekend, so no matter your .
  • NBC Montana
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  • 6/18/2017 11:57:00 PM
  • You can fish for free this Father's Day weekend
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks staffers are allowing everyone to go fishing for free this weekend for Father's Day. Local teen holds strong to bullriding dream after severe injuries in the arena Local teen holds strong to bullriding dream after severe .
  • 8 News KULR8
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  • 6/17/2017 1:21:00 AM
  • Teaching Montana kids to fish
  • Each of us knows and enjoys the beauty of Montana but there is a group of youth who have been given a true treasure. It is a rite of passage for fifth and sixth graders in Billings and all over the state that has happened for 20 years. That gem is called .
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 6/17/2017 12:54:00 AM
  • Montanans reel in free fishing for Father's Day weekend
  • Montana FWP announced fishing is free in Montana this Father's Day weekend so you don't need a fishing license to reel in a good time. ABC FOX Montana spoke to one avid fisherman to find out how he keeps his family safe on the water. "So I've been fishing
  • abcfoxmontana.com
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  • 6/16/2017 11:58:00 PM
  • A FLY FISHING ICON PASSES
  • Tom was instrumental in bringing R. L. Winston Rods from its original California home to Montana and turning it into one of the great brands in fly fishing. He built built bamboo rods in the tradition of the 19th-century masters, and even though he spent .
  • flylifemagazine.com
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  • 6/16/2017 7:01:00 PM

Montana Guides/Outfitters

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Montana Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Montana.

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