Montana’s 2012 General Fishing Season Open


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials are urging boat and wade anglers to be extremely cautious on the water now that the state’s general fishing season is open.

The general fishing season opens the third Saturday in May every year, or May 19 this year. Fishing on the state’s lakes and reservoirs and some designated rivers is generally open year round.

For boating safety tips and water restrictions and closures, go to the FWP website at Click “Recreation.” Then choose “Stay Safe Outdoors“.

The 2012 fishing regulations are available at FWP offices and license providers, or visit FWP’s website at on the Fishing page to view the 2012 fishing regulations on line.

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