Montana Other Fishing
All about fishing for northern pike, and tiger muskie in MT.
Larger lakes across the state, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Canyon Ferry Lake, Deadmans Basin Reservoir, Flathead Lake, Fort Peck Lake, Fresno Reservoir, Holter Lake, Lake Elwell-Tiber Reservoir, Lake Frances, Lake Helena, Lake Koocanusa, Lower Saint Mary Lake, Nelson Reservoir, Noxon Reservoir, Placid Lake, Seeley Lake, Swan Lake, Tongue River Reservoir, Whitefish Lake and others.
Other Available Species
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 37.5 lbs
Estimated world record: 1,100 lbs
State Record: 96.0 lbs
World record: 51 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 38.75 lbs
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Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.
Montana Miscellaneous State Record Fish
The state record northern pike was taken out of Tongue River Reservoir.
The state record paddlefish was caught from the Missouri River.
The state record white sturgeon was caught from the Kootenai River.
The state record tiger muskie came from Deadman's Basin Reservoir.
For info about local sauger and saugeye fishing, visit the MT walleye page.
Information on fishing for unique species, by state.