Flathead Lake News

10/13/2017 11:46:00 PM
Casper Star-Tribune
The old record was set not that long ago, in May 2016, by Jacob Fowler who caught a 7.4-pound smallmouth while fishing off a dock in Flathead Lake. The fact that Fowler, a professional model, had caught the state record smallmouth did not sit well with ...

10/13/2017 12:46:00 AM
High County News
A soft-spoken but ebullient Southerner, Smies has spent the last year and a half working as a water-quality specialist for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, on the clear waters of Flathead Lake in western Montana. A prehistoric remnant of ...

10/12/2017 4:56:00 PM
Char-Koosta News
POLSON — The third weekend of 2017 Fall Mack Days was a rock and roll weekend for the lake trout anglers on Flathead Lake. The boats were high in the air in some cases on Friday-Sunday with wind gusts blowing off and on all weekend. Winds brought on huge ...

10/12/2017 5:18:00 AM
Independent Record
The old record was set not that long ago, in May 2016, by Jacob Fowler who caught a 7.4-pound smallmouth while fishing off a dock in Flathead Lake. The fact that Fowler, a professional model, had caught the state record smallmouth did not sit well with ...

10/11/2017 6:29:00 AM
Missoulian
The Hammond Arcade building isn't the only one changing. Up the street a few blocks, Flathead Lake Brewing Company of Missoula announced its closure after eight years because the building the company rents at 424 N. Higgins will be sold. The restaurant's ...

10/10/2017 4:56:00 PM
Valley Journal
The third weekend of 2017 Fall Mack Days was a rock and roll weekend for the lake trout anglers on Flathead Lake. The boats were high in the air in some cases on Friday-Sunday with wind gusts blowing off and on all weekend. Winds brought on huge waves on ...

10/9/2017 4:34:00 PM
Missoulian
“The fish kill was of enormous interest for all of us who track the river system,” said Erin Sexton, a research scientist at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station. “It’s taken quite some time for there to be any action on ...

10/9/2017 4:24:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
“There’s several hundred pounds of free food.” Though most of this year’s reports originated in Somers, Wenum said bears tend to venture into all fruit-bearing communities around Flathead Lake, from Bigfork to Lakeside. Though there is little ...

10/9/2017 1:42:00 PM
The Kansas City Star
If invasive mussels gained a foothold in Flathead Lake, a Lake County commissioner said it would mean a huge drop in property values and related taxes.

10/8/2017 4:43:00 PM
Missoulian
Its accomplishments include helping to stop a proposed coal mine on the North Fork of the Flathead River in British Columbia, working to establish water quality targets for Flathead Lake, and passage of detergent phosphorus ban in the Flathead Basin.

10/8/2017 4:34:00 AM
Daily Inter Lake
The movie, filmed at the old Somers Mansion on Flathead Lake, is based on a novel by the same name, written by author Angela Townsend of Kalispell. The screenplay was co-written, directed, produced and edited by Andrew Weist and co-producer Ryan Reed.

10/7/2017 1:11:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Stone is also tight with Wayne Newton’s family. The Stones and Newtons own estates near Flathead Lake in Kalispell, Mont. BMX champ Ricardo Laguna won the $20,000 top prize from Wednesday’s fourth annual Everi TournEvent for Charities. A host of Vegas ...

10/6/2017 9:57:00 PM
8 News KULR8
Winds could be gusting well into the 20s to near 30 mph over Flathead Lake. Gusty winds are the main impact on Friday with some locations possibly experiencing wind gusts over 40 mph including at Marias Pass and along the Continental Divide. Expect winds ...

10/6/2017 10:09:00 AM
8KPAX
A Lake Wind Advisory has been posted for Flathead Lake due to the choppy waters expected. More sun than clouds and highs in the upper 50s to low 60s are in the forecast for Friday. A cold front will move across northwest Montana first (by Saturday morning ...

10/6/2017 2:00:00 AM
NBC Montana
Many areas will see wind gusts up to 35 mph. This will create rough chop on area lakes. LAKE WIND ADVISORY for Flathead Lake. Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph will create wave heights of 1 to 3 feet. HIGH WIND WARNING for the Rocky Mountain ...

10/5/2017 9:46:00 PM
8 News KULR8
Surface winds will ramp up by Friday afternoon into the evening hours. Southerly winds could gust as high as 30 mph over Flathead Lake which could pose a danger to small craft on Friday afternoon and Saturday. There is potential for a WIND ADVISORY Friday ...

10/5/2017 6:19:00 PM
Char-Koosta News
The 2017 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake began September 22 and concludes on November 12. Lake trout anglers have just completed the second weekend of the eight week-long event. Three hundred sixty three anglers have entered the event with ...

10/4/2017 12:47:00 PM
FlatheadBeacon
The Cabin Creek mines were to straddle the headwaters of the North Fork Flathead River, which forms the western boundary of Glacier Park and flows finally into Flathead Lake. People south of the border, like Moy, worried that Canada would gain the economic ...

10/4/2017 5:54:00 AM
Post-Star
"This overlap in their resources forces the bears to make a choice that could in the long run result in fewer bears and/or unexpected changes in ecosystem structure," said Jack Stanford, director emeritus at the University of Montana's Flathead Lake ...

10/3/2017 9:38:00 AM
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
"This overlap in their resources forces the bears to make a choice that could in the long run result in fewer bears and/or unexpected changes in ecosystem structure," said Jack Stanford, director emeritus at the University of Montana's Flathead Lake ...

10/3/2017 4:37:00 AM
trulia.com
Polson is a city in Lake County, Montana, on the southern shore of Flathead Lake. It is also on the Flathead Indian Reservation. It is the county seat of Lake County. The city was named after pioneer rancher David Polson. Polson has an impressive number of ...

10/2/2017 9:13:00 PM
NBC Montana
Although the Bozeman area is not under any advisories, snowfall of 1 to 3 inches is possible. WIND ADVISORY for Flathead Lake through early Tuesday. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Valley rain will change to snow before ending early Tuesday.

10/2/2017 3:17:00 AM
8KPAX
2-4" of snow is possible with locally heavier amounts around 8". A Lake Wind Advisory for the Flathead Lake area is in place from 9 am Monday to 6 am Tuesday. Warm waters along with cold northwest winds will create rough and choppy waters. Damage to boats ...

10/1/2017 2:53:00 PM
NBC Montana
Snowfall of 3 to 5 inches with up to 13 in the higher terrain. LAKE WIND ADVISORY Monday for Flathead Lake. North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. A storm system will drop south out of Canada and bring rain and snow to the region. The main ...

9/30/2017 4:17:00 PM
Sidney Herald
Others, like the legends Jim Bridger, John Colter, James Kipp and Manuel Lisa, came later. Thompson, probably the first white man to see Flathead Lake (the Indians called it Salish), explored much of this untracked wilderness and mapped the Missoula ...

9/30/2017 1:10:00 AM
Daily Inter Lake
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9/30/2017 1:03:00 AM
American Rivers
When I came to the Flathead in 1971 to begin work at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station, I was stunned by the clarity and purity of Flathead Lake. All these years later, water quality in the lake remains largely pristine ...

9/28/2017 5:31:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
Energy Keepers, Inc. has begun its seasonal drawdown of Flathead Lake. The firm, owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, operates the Se?liš Ksanka Qlispe’ Hydroelectric Project, formerly known as Kerr Dam, on the Flathead River.

9/28/2017 12:29:00 PM
topix.com
Fall came in with a fury the first day of the 2017 Fall Mack Days. Strong swirling winds made for rough water on Flathead Lake most of the day on Friday, September 22. The anglers were anxious to hit the water and many rode it out the choppy waves.

9/27/2017 6:16:00 PM
sunset.com
It's a stone's throw from both Glacier National Park and crystal-clear Flathead Lake, but this arts-meets-adventure town is far more than a mere jumping-off place. Bigfork, Montana, is 101 miles north of Missoula via U.S. 93 and State 35—perfectly ...

9/26/2017 8:39:00 PM
Valley Journal
Carl A. Ross once helped run the Flathead Lake Swim Program when he was alive. According to his memorial foundation, the program continued from 1935 to 2012 under the sponsorship of different groups including the local chapter of the American Red Cross ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 12:39:00 AM
Union Leader
Metzger and his wife moved from Colorado to New Hampshire’s Lakes Region after researching lake areas nationwide, including Flathead Lake in Montana and Sebago Lake in Maine. “To me, Winnipesaukee is the Tahoe of the East because it’s big ...

9/24/2017 10:18:00 PM
The Coloradoan
On the road again, “Cow almost becomes our radiator cap.” After viewing Many Glaciers and Flathead Lake, the travelers crossed the border into Canada. Then came a setback — a sharp rock caused a tire to blow out. A passing motorist almost didn’t ...

9/24/2017 10:10:00 PM
Union Leader
Metzger and his wife moved from Colorado to New Hampshire’s Lakes Region after researching lake areas nationwide, including Flathead Lake in Montana and Sebago Lake in Maine. “To me, Winnipesaukee is the Tahoe of the East because it’s big ...

9/23/2017 6:45:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
They are the hardy competitors of the third annual Icarus Trophy — a nearly 1,000-mile motorized parachute race than runs from the edge of Flathead Lake to the bright lights of Las Vegas. Competitors are divvied up into two classes: the race division ...

9/23/2017 5:13:00 AM
Missoulian
BLUE BAY — Last spring in the middle of Mack Days, a young boy walked through the door at Blue Bay’s processing house holding a single fish. Cindy Bras-Benson will never forget the look of disappointment etched on his face. His father was a man who ...

9/22/2017 8:05:00 AM
Missoulian
He has served as a business school dean and vice president at a major public university. He grew up in Missoula and now lives on Flathead Lake. Letters to the editor on topics of general interest are welcomed and encouraged.

9/21/2017 8:16:00 PM
Times-Standard
Prior to working at Grand Canyon, he worked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Program, the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station, and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation.

9/21/2017 10:21:00 AM
Char-Koosta News
POLSON — The 2017 Fall Mack Days will begin on Friday, September 22 on all of Flathead Lake and will end on Sunday, November 12. Anglers can choose to fish one day or every day from Tuesday through Sunday during the forty-five days of lake trout fishing.

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