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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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Find any of the 10686 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


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.

  • Registration Opens for Trapper Education Course on May 5
  • The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 at Pine Grove Pond. Montana Fur Harvesters and Montana Trappers Association, in conjunction with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, are hosting the general education class. The class is free and not required but .
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  • 4/20/2018 10:54:00 PM
  • FWP Seeking Comment on Proposed Land Acquisition Within Fish Creek WMA
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking comment on a proposal to acquire 276 acres of private land located within the outer boundaries of Fish Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA), west of Missoula. The proposed addition includes private inholdings
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  • 3/19/2018 10:18:00 PM
  • FWP & Inspired Classrooms Bring Sage Grouse into MT School Classrooms
  • Montana WILD ( is Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks premier fish and wildlife conservation education center based in Helena. The Montana WILD Education center wants people to connect themselves to the natural resources
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  • 3/19/2018 7:36:00 PM
  • The Fish Who Saved Pittsburgh
  • So we're watching the Montana game and between sips of cool lager I crack wise about the player from Montana with the headband. "What's up with The Fish Who Saved Pittsburgh dude?" Of course my kids and a few of the adults had no idea what I was talking ab
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  • 3/19/2018 2:10:00 PM
  • Fishing derby at Neosho hatchery bonds area veterans
  • The hatchery receives about 75,000 rainbow trout eggs at a time five times a year from Ennis, Montana. The fish are raised in the hatchery before they are released into Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Bruce Hallman, environmental education specialist at the ...
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 3/17/2018 10:55:00 PM
  • Spring Aboard: Boaters urged to get educated before boating season
  • “We know that an educated boater is safer on the water,” said Phil Kilbreath, Boating Law Administrator for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. “If a boater has taken a boating safety education course the likelihood of their time spent on the water being ...
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  • 3/16/2018 10:18:00 PM
  • Trump wildlife protection board defends trophy hunting
  • Trump has decried big-game hunting as a "horror show" in tweets. But under Zinke, a former Montana congressman who is an avid hunter, the Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly moved to reverse Obama-era restrictions on bringing trophies from African lions
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  • 3/16/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • Watercraft inspection changes planned for Tiber Reservoir
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will continue to focus on protecting Montana’s waterways, way of life and outdoor economy from the impacts of invasive species. This effort will require changes to how visitors use Tiber Reservoir. In 2018, recreationists .
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  • 3/16/2018 3:45:00 PM
  • Trump wildlife protection board stuffed with trophy hunters
  • Trump has decried big-game hunting as a "horror show" in tweets. But under Zinke, a former Montana congressman who is an avid hunter, the Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly moved to reverse Obama-era restrictions on bringing trophies from African lions
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  • 3/15/2018 9:21:00 PM
  • Tips for your spring break: fish, ski, snowshoe
  • The Tongue River below the dam in Montana is another great tailwater fishery. Another general place to fish are canyon streams. There are a host of such streams in the Bighorn Mountains. I have found that most streams are ice free due to the sun's angle ..
  • Independent Record
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  • 3/15/2018 6:18:00 PM
  • Housekeeping/Server
  • Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Sitting on the banks of the legendary Blackfoot River and surrounded by gorgeous mountains, our fly fishing lodge in Ovando, Montana, is looking to hire motivated and reliable workers for the 2018 season (June 11 through ..
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  • 3/14/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • Beautiful March Day Fly Fishing on the Bitterroot
  • Well it was such a nice day I had to get out. A couple of my friends decided the same. What a day it was in western Montana and why not head to the Root for some fishing fun. Ben, Jason and I decided to head down south towards Hamilton. There are so many .
  • KGVO
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  • 3/14/2018 2:29:00 PM
  • Experience summer on the lake: FWP seeks hosts for fishing access sites
  • KALISPELL — Would you like to spend your summer living on the lake? Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is recruiting volunteer hosts for two popular fishing access sites in northwest Montana. FWP is accepting applications for site host positions this ...
  • Valley Journal
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  • 3/14/2018 6:16:00 AM
  • Open Fields enrollment now open
  • It's time for landowners to enroll in the state-sponsored "Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters." The voluntary program, offered through Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program, is available to private landowners who have a ...
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  • 3/13/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • Interest builds in competitive high school bass fishing in North Dakota
  • “Last year we had the guys from eastern Montana fishing with us and high school kids came and fished,” said Reinbold. “We’ve had enough interest for high school programs. There’s one fisherman from Colstrip, Montana, that had 75 percent of his ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/13/2018 5:12:00 PM
  • Spring Break Programs At Montana Wild - March 28-30
  • Are you looking for something WILD for the kids to do during Spring Break? FWP’s Montana WILD in Helena is offering a variety of free programs showcasing Montana’s fish and wildlife. 2018 programs include: Kids Fly Tying - March 28 (3–4 p.m.) *Pre ...
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  • 3/13/2018 4:46:00 PM
  • FWP Looking to Develop New Fishing Access Site in Dillon
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing the development of a new Fishing Access Site on the Beaverhead River adjacent to the Selway Bridge. For some time, this property on the north side of Dillon has been used by the public to access the river without
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  • 3/12/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • Meeting Set for Mar. 22 to Discuss 2018 Mountain Lion Season
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a public meeting on Thursday, March 22 to discuss mountain lion management and tentative quotas for the 2018 mountain lion hunting season in Region 3. The meeting take place at the United Methodist Church annex in .
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  • 3/12/2018 4:40:00 PM
  • Fish Talk Radio – Outdoorsmen in Recovery
  • Find yours at Bob Krumm and his son Clint are up next. Bob guides on the Big Horn River in Southern Montana and operates The Blue Quill Fly Company, a fly tying and fishing outfitting business. In 1995 Clint started guiding and tying flies
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  • 3/12/2018 11:43:00 AM
  • Many express interest in North Dakota high school fishing
  • "Last year we had the guys from eastern Montana fishing with us and high school kids came and fished," said Reinbold. "We've had enough interest for high school programs. There's one fisherman from Colstrip, Montana that had 75 percent of his college ...
  • Argus-Press
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  • 3/10/2018 6:28:00 PM
  • Southwest Montana has most hunting, fishing violations
  • GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Big game outfitter Ernest Jablonsky and company may suffer in federal court the consequences of illegally hunting mountain cats. But, the case of hunting without required permits and asking hunters to lie on reports started with ...
  • WRAL
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  • 3/10/2018 11:14:00 AM
  • Stevensville Fishing Access officially reopens to public
  • “The property is currently open to the public just like it has been over the last 15 to 20 years,” said Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ fishing access manager Rory Zarling. “Right now, it’s the same footprint that people are accustomed to usin
  • Ravalli Republic
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  • 3/9/2018 1:05:00 PM

Montana Guides/Outfitters

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Montana Fishing Clubs

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