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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.

  • Dillon Area Spring Hunter Education Course 2017
  • Online registration is required by going to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website at fwp.mt.gov and following the links to hunter education. A parental Acknowledgment of Risk Form and a Student Code of Conduct must be downloaded, completed and handed in .
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  • 3/24/2017 9:27:00 PM
  • New Rules Approved for Boats at Tiber and Canyon Ferry Reservoirs
  • Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission, in a special teleconference meeting this week, approved new rules for boaters at Canyon Ferry and Tiber reservoirs. The rules are part of Montana’s response to the discovery of invasive mussel larvae last fall in ...
  • fwp.mt.gov
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  • 3/23/2017 6:52:00 PM
  • Mark Ward: Good trout fishing on Holter Reservoir
  • Lakes and reservoirs around Montana are slowly beginning to rid themselves of their ice, and fishing on the open water has begun. Last Saturday the temperature hit a high of 75 degrees in Helena. That type of weather will go a long way melting ice ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 3/23/2017 6:38:00 AM
  • Community and cultural events in the District, March 23-30, 2017
  • 202-281-2583. benninglibrary@dc.gov. Free. “Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman” From the Montana Rockies to the Kansas wheat fields and the Gulf of Mexico, families who work the land and sea are crossing political divides to find unexpected ways to protect the ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 3/23/2017 4:20:00 AM
  • Exposure cited as cause of woman's death in Fish Creek area
  • Bauer called in the Mineral County Search and Rescue team, which was joined by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The group began to search to the west of the car, with Bauer saying that if she had gone east she would have had to cross the creek ...
  • Missoulian
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  • 3/22/2017 8:43:00 PM
  • Vote to overlook fishing outfitter blackens eye of the industry
  • Recently, fishing outfitter Robin Cunningham’s nomination for membership on the Montana Board of Outfitters came up for vote in the Montana Senate. Cunningham had served as a member of that board, on and off, since 1991. During that tenure, he was ...
  • The Montana Standard
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  • 3/22/2017 6:17:00 AM
  • Get ready for boating season, take a boater ed course
  • The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks encourage boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the kickoff of the boating season. During the week of March 19-25, as part of the Spring ...
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  • 3/21/2017 8:20:00 PM
  • Montana's snowpack improves, benefits fishing season
  • MISSOULA, Mont. - Montana’s streams and rivers depend heavily on how much snowpack is in the mountains. That snowpack is improving in Montana, according to a new report by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The report shows February brought ...
  • NBC Montana
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  • 3/21/2017 3:43:00 AM
  • Commission to hold Wednesday teleconference on Canyon Ferry, Tiber rules
  • The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a special teleconference meeting on Wednesday, March 22 to consider special watercraft rules at Canyon Ferry and Tiber Reservoirs. The rules proposed would require watercraft leaving the reservoirs to get
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  • 3/20/2017 10:13:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife Commission examines boat rules on Wednesday
  • The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a special teleconference meeting on Wednesday, March 22, to consider special watercraft rules at Canyon Ferry and Tiber reservoirs. The rules proposed would require watercraft leaving the reservoirs to get
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 3/20/2017 9:41:00 PM
  • Grain traders prep fish oil substitutes - Yahoo7
  • Cargill's plan to produce more fish oil could soon change the colour of up to half a million acres of the landlocked Montana prairie, company executives told Reuters. The firm plans to pay farmers there to grow a new variety of canola, distinctive for its
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  • 3/20/2017 1:02:00 PM
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Warn Residents of Wildlife on the Roads
  • USA-(Ammoland.com)- FWP would like to remind folks to watch for deer (and other animals) on the road, especially during the early morning and early evening hours when both visibility is difficult and animals are sometimes more active. With the recent hour
  • Ammo Land
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  • 3/17/2017 5:58:00 PM
  • Sandy Springs Reporter
  • A Dunwoody homemaker’s outMenis described several influences. rage over recent anti-Semitic threats She has previously visited Whitefish, a and vandalism across the country has Montana resort town now notorious as spawned a rapidly growing advocacy ora ...
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  • 3/17/2017 5:22:00 PM
  • Buckhead Reporter
  • A Dunwoody homemaker’s outMenis described several influences. rage over recent anti-Semitic threats She has previously visited Whitefish, a and vandalism across the country has Montana resort town now notorious as spawned a rapidly growing advocacy ora ...
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  • 3/17/2017 5:22:00 PM
  • Callahan Creek Unconsolidated Fill Removal Decision Notice
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, has completed an environmental assessment (EA) for the Callahan Creek Unconsolidated Fill Removal Draft EA for the purpose of issuing a 124 permit to Lincoln County for the removal of unconsolidated sand ..
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  • 3/17/2017 2:35:00 PM
  • Sam Cook column: Fishing and life - the one that got away
  • A story my brother told me a couple of years ago still comes to mind on a regular basis. He's a fly fisherman, and he had been out West, fishing one of Montana's premier trout streams. He fishes often with the same guide, and they have become friends ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 3/17/2017 9:41:00 AM
  • Mark Ward: Final ice fishing report heralds spring
  • Ending his ice fishing report might work at the end of most Montana winters, but this year just might be the exception. Ice fishing conditions are beginning to get iffy, so by all means please be careful if you are going to venture out on the ice.
  • Missoulian
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  • 3/16/2017 6:06:00 AM

Montana Guides/Outfitters

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Montana Fishing Clubs

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