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Mike Howe: Howe's Fishing

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Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
A special March Madness

Well as March arrives (like a lion) we have lots to talk about!

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
A special March Madness

Well as March arrives (like a lion) we have lots to talk about!

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Conditions, conditions...

In one of the mildest winters I can ever remember in my 22 years in Northwest Montana, I really am wondering what this will mean for our spring and summer conditions.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Conditions, conditions...

In one of the mildest winters I can ever remember in my 22 years in Northwest Montana, I really am wondering what this will mean for our spring and summer conditions.

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Time for 'tip ups'

For today’s column, I will assume that many readers may have a very basic knowledge, or need a refresher on the many different types of “tip ups” there are. For starters, a basic tip up consists of a frame of som...

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Hunting season not the end of fishing

Happy Hunting!

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
When scents make sense

Many anglers in many parts of the angling world would never dream of leaving the dock, stepping onto the river bank or even taking the kids to the trout pond without some kind of scent or attractant to help seal ...

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Turnover times...

When we hear the word turnover, especially in the fall, it usually means someone coughed up the ball.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Take care when headed out on ice

The early arrival of frigid, winter weather signals an early ice fishing season across most of the West and Midwest, a condition that has hardcore ice anglers very excited.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
St. Paul home of ice angler's annual show

Every year, for the last 20-plus years, avid ice anglers have gathered in St. Paul to talk ice fishing, showcase products and basically kick off each ice fishing season with a party that equals no other in the ic...

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Ice fishing fever is on the rise

In my last column, I wrote about the awesome ice fishing extravaganza that is the St. Paul Ice and Winter Sports Show!

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Turnover times...

When we hear the word turnover, especially in the fall, it usually means someone coughed up the ball.

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Too many grizzlies?

Allow me a detour if you will…

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Watching the rods…

Trolling is not for everybody. While it is the primary method we use to catch Lake Trout out on Flathead Lake, and big Gerrard Rainbows on Little Bitterroot, we get talk to many folks who say “trolling is boring.”

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
King salmon in Montana

The uneducated angler might argue that there is no such thing as a “King” salmon in Montana…Take that bet! Just like in the Great Lakes, there are freshwater Chinook (or King) salmon populating the waters of Fort...