September State Meeting and Fish Tales Notice


Next State meeting will be September 29th in Great Falls. There is a block of rooms held at the Holiday Inn (1100 5th St S) for our fall meeting. Friday night, Meet and Greet with food provided and breakfast Saturday morning. Rooms will be $89 plus tax and can be reserved for Friday and/or Saturday night at that rate. The hotel number is 406-727-7200.

Click here for the Meeting Minutes If you would like to add something for discussion for the Fall meeting, please email the board.

Notice to all members that the Fish Tales deadline for articles will be October 2nd to align better with our September 29th Meeting in Great Falls. This gives you all a few more days to get all of those great photos, stories and articles into Fish Tales! You can submit your articles by emailing to;

New Lunker Club!


Robbi sent in these photos of Julie DeMarsico's extraordinary catches of a couple 12 pound walleye while fishing last year at Tiber. Way to go Julie!

Canyon Ferry Netting Survey


FWP fisheries staff will be conducting the annual fall gillnetting survey on Canyon Ferry Reservoir from September 17-20. You’re all invited to join us, either on the boat or picking nets on shore, on the 18th at the south ramp pavilion at the Silos Recreation Area, the 19th at the White Earth pavilion, and the 20th near the Hellgate Bay boat ramp. Baring any issue with weather we be to the locations mentioned above by approximately 9AM each day. We’ll have coolers, ice, and gallon Zip Lock bags for the standard filleting operation. Please forward this e-mail onto any folks that might be interested. There is room in the boat for a couple of volunteers each day if you’re interested.

Adam Strainer - Helena Area Fisheries Biologist

Last open water Walleye Tournament

Entry Fees: $100 Per Team
When: September 22, 2018 8:00am-4:00pm
Where: Derby Headquarters: Roche Juan Boat Ramp, Miles City, MT