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Public comment sought for Montana fishing derbies
January 13, 2019

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is accepting public comment until January 25th on proposed 2019 open water fishing contests. Comments must be received on or before Friday, January 25th Comments can be mailed to FWP Fisheries Division, Attn: Fishing Contests, PO Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701 or emailed to fwpfsh@mt.gov. Applications for fishing contests may be approved or denied by the FWP Fisheries Division in Helena.

Region 1 proposed derbies:

Contest Name, Dates & Hours, Waterbody, Species of Fish, Contest Sponsor, Contact Person, Telephone

Big Sky Bass Bash, April 27-28, 2019
7am-3pm daily
Echo, Abbot, & Peterson Lakes
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
Treasure State Angler Circuit
Chancy Jeschke, 406-210-8853

Big Sky Bass Bash, May 11-12, 2019
7am-3pm daily
Flathead River, Lake, Sloughs
Largemouth Bass
Treasure State Angler Circuit
Chancy Jeschke, 406-210-8853

Big Sky Bass Bash, Sept 28, 2019
7:30-3pm
Echo, Abbot, & Peterson Lakes
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
Treasure State Angler Circuit
Chancy Jeschke, 406-210-8853

Bull Lake Pike and Bass Tournament, Sept 21, 2019
7am-8pm
Bull Lake
Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass
Halfway House Bar & Grill
Jason Williams, 406-295-4358

Bull Lake Pike Strike, June 22, 2019
6am-8pm
Bull Lake
Northern Pike
Halfway House Bar & Grill
Jason Williams, 406-295-4358

Cabinet Gorge Pike Tournament, July 20, 2019
11am-8pm
Cabinet Gorge Reservoir
Northern Pike
North Idaho Pike Association
Brock Morrow, 208-661-6303

Fall Closer Bass Tournament, Sept 9, 2019
Cabinet Gorge Reservoir
Northern Pike Clark Fork Bass Anglers
Ron Wood, 406-291-0576

Fall Mack Days, Sept 20- Nov 10, 2019
12:01am on 9/20 to 3pm on 11/10
Flathead Lake
Lake Trout
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Cindy Benson, 406-675-2700 ext.7294

Koocanusa Resort & Marina Trout and Salmon Derby, May 18-19, 2019
6am on 5/18 to 2pm on 5/19
Lake Koocanusa
Rainbow Trout, Kokanee Salmon
Koocanusa Resort & Marina LLC
Randy Burch, 406-293-7474

MT BASS Nation State Championship, Aug 23-25, 2019
6am-4pm
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
Montana Bass Nation
Mike Dominick, 406-493-9559

MT BASS Nation Team Open, April 27-28, 2019
6am-4pm daily
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
Montana Bass Nation
Mike Dominick, 406-493-9559

MT TBF Buddy Series Qualifier, June 8-9, 2019
6:00am-3pm
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
MT TBF
Don Collins, 406-261-3924

MT TBF Buddy Series Qualifier, April 28, 2019
7am-3 pm
Echo, Abbot and Petersen Lakes
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
MT TBF
Don Collins, 406-261-3924

MT TBF Buddy Series Qualifier, Sept 10-11, 2019
7am-3pm, 7am3pm respectively
Thompson Chain of Lakes- Middle & Lower
Largemouth Bass
MT TBF
Don Collins, 406-261-3924

MT TBF Semi-Final, Sept 7-8, 2019
6:30am-3pm daily
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
MT TBF
Don Collins, 406-261-3924

MT TBF State Team Qualifier, May 18-19, 2019
6am-3pm, 6am3pm daily
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
MT TBF
Don Collins, 406-261-3924

Noxon Rapids Northern Pike, Sept 21-22, 2019
7am-4pm, 7am-2pm respectively
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Northern Pike
North Idaho Pike Association
Brock Morrow, 208-661-6303

Spring Mack Days, Mar 15 - May 12, 2019
12:01am on 3/15 to 3pm on 5/12
Flathead Lake
Lake Trout
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Cindy Benson, 406-675-2700 ext.7294

Thompson Chain of Lakes Fathersí Day Family Derby, June 16, 2019
Lower, Middle, Upper Thompson Lakes, Crystal, Loon, Leon, Horseshoe, Cibid, and Cad Lakes
Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, Salmon, Rainbow
Treasure State Angler Circuit
Chancy Jeschke, 406-210-8853

Tri-State Bass Tournament, July 27-28, 2019
6am-3pm, 6am3pm respectively
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
Clark Fork Bass Anglers
Ron Wood, 406-291-0576

Tri-State Buddy Tournament/TBF Buddy Series, July 27-28, 2019
6am-3pm
Noxon Rapids Reservoir
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass
Clark Fork Bass Anglers/MT TBF
Don Collins, 406-261-3924

Wild West Panfish Trail, Sept 7, 2019
7am-2pm
Thompson Chain of Lakes- Middle & Lower
Yellow Perch, Sunfish
Treasure State Angler Circuit
Chancy Jeschke, 406-210-8853

Wild West Panfish Trail, June 1, 2019
7am-2pm
Flathead River & Sloughs
Crappie, Sunfish, Yellow Perch
Treasure State Angler Circuit
Chancy Jeschke, 406-210-8853

Wild West Panfish Trail, Oct 5, 2019
8am-2pm
Lake Mary Ronan
Yellow Perch, Sunfish
Treasure State Angler Circuit
Chancy Jeschke, 406-210-8853



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