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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.

  • FWP seeking comment on open water fishing contests
  • KALISPELL - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on open water fishing contests for the 2018 season. Participants are required to follow state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. The conditions placed on ...
  • 8KPAX
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  • 12/14/2017 7:14:00 PM
  • How to Rebuild Puerto Rico
  • Maybe the controversy surrounding the contract given to Whitefish Energy Holdings LLC had put FEMA on edge. The Montana company’s two full-time employees had anticipated the storm, and in San Juan they quickly established the connections that led to a $ ..
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  • 12/14/2017 10:00:00 AM
  • Montana investigators trace origin of illegal fish
  • KALISPELL, Mont. — Wildlife investigators have used a kind of biological fingerprinting to unravel the origin of a pair of walleye illegally introduced in a northwestern Montana lake. The Flathead Beacon reports that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 12/13/2017 11:09:00 AM
  • Montana: Comment Sought on Open Water Fishing Contests
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on open water fishing contests proposed for the 2018 season. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Applications for fishing contests may be .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/13/2017 7:45:00 AM
  • Public Comment Sought for 2018 Open-water Fishing Contests
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on open-water fishing contests proposed for the 2018 season. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Applications for fishing contests may be
  • FlatheadBeacon
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  • 12/13/2017 5:10:00 AM
  • Becoming An Outdoors Woman Winter Workshop Set For Jan 26-28
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is hosting a winter skills workshop January 26-28, 2018, in Seeley Lake. Registration is now open and women are encouraged to sign up with a friend and learn a new activity or
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 12/12/2017 6:39:00 PM
  • Woman’s Snowshoe and Skijoring Workshop In Thompson Falls—Feb. 2-4
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is sponsoring a snowshoe and skijoring workshop February 2-4, 2018, in Thompson Falls. Those interested in learning or improving their snowshoeing skills or learning how to skijor (skiing .
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 12/12/2017 6:39:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Tips for Beginners
  • “A lot of people say four inches, but I feel a lot more comfortable when it’s six inches,” says John Fraley, information officer for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks who likes to ice fish in his spare time. Bryan Newman, who frequently fishes during ...
  • GRIT
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  • 12/12/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • Royal Coachman: The Lore and Legends of Fly-Fishing
  • There are differences between the New England fly-fisherman and the Montana variety, as well as the kinds of characters one meets along the streams or in the adjacent towns. The difference between wet and dry fly evolution is illustrated with historical ..
  • bookpage.com
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  • 12/12/2017 2:31:00 AM
  • To grow, fly-fishing industry looks to women
  • Jess McGlothlin, a female instructor and photographer from Bozeman, Montana, said the sport was attractive for different reasons. "Many women I teach to fish are in it less for the fishing itself, and more for the excuse to be outside," she said.
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 12/11/2017 2:32:00 PM
  • Montana investigators trace origin of illegal fish
  • KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife investigators have used a kind of biological fingerprinting to unravel the origin of a pair of walleye illegally introduced in a northwestern Montana lake. The Flathead Beacon reports that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks .
  • Washington Times
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  • 12/11/2017 4:51:00 AM
  • To grow, fly-fishing indusry looks to women
  • Jess McGlothlin, a female instructor and photographer from Bozeman, Montana, said the sport was attractive for different reasons. "Many women I teach to fish are in it less for the fishing itself, and more for the excuse to be outside," she said.
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 12/11/2017 1:23:00 AM
  • Fish Detectives Pursue Illegal Walleye Case
  • Fish detectives in Northwest Montana have used a biochemical sleuthing technique to determine the origin of a pair of walleye illegally introduced in Swan Lake, leading them closer to identifying the culprits. The information gleaned by Montana Fish ...
  • FlatheadBeacon
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  • 12/8/2017 11:03:00 PM
  • Fish respond to winter's cold in different ways
  • But if you are a fish, then what? Ah fish, the forgotten animals. Fish of Montana don’t go anywhere exotic in winter and don’t hibernate. Their behavior, however, may change with the seasonal changes in their habitat and food supply. We tend to focus ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 12/8/2017 7:06:00 PM
  • FWP approves new Bitterroot River fishing regulations
  • HAMILTON — After clarifying what constitutes a “float,” the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted new regulations for the West Fork of the Bitterroot River, a world-renowned cutthroat trout fishery. The regulations divide the river into four ...
  • Independent Record
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  • 12/8/2017 1:21:00 PM
  • Montana: East Bridge Fishing Access Restricted to Walk-in Until March, 2018
  • BILLINGS - The East Bridge fishing access site on the Yellowstone River in Lockwood has been restricted to walk-in traffic only starting Dec. 4 to accommodate construction on the Lockwood municipal water intake. Construction equipment and activity within .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/8/2017 10:41:00 AM
  • Trout Spey Rod Review 2017
  • We just got back from a Trout Spey trip to the Bighorn River in Montana, and had a chance to cast and fish a few different Trout Spey Rods. We had a great time fishing with some different tactics, and a synopsis of the trip can be found in this blog post.
  • flyfishsd.com
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  • 12/6/2017 9:34:00 PM
  • FWP schedules Joliet public meeting on CWD
  • BILLINGS - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a public meeting in Joliet Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, to talk about chronic wasting disease, or CWD, and a special deer hunt this winter. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Joliet Community Center
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 12/6/2017 9:32:00 PM
  • Video: Fly Fishing the Salmonfly Hatch in Montana
  • Summer salmonflies in Montana are one of the biggest “events” in fly fishing. From Montana Wild: “More fishing from our favorite hatch! When the salmonflies pop it means summer is about to kick off. Watch as we sneak in a few days on the water and ...
  • venturingangler.com
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  • 12/6/2017 12:59:00 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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