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Flathead’s Spring Mack Days paying $150K to anglers

Steven Benson shows off two of more than 2,200 lake trout he, Mike, left, and Jerry (not pictured) have caught during Spring Mack Days. Their father started the three boys fishing on Flathead in the 1960s. Missoulian (VINCE DEVLIN Missoulian)
Steven Benson shows off two of more than 2,200 lake trout he, Mike, left, and Jerry (not pictured) have caught during Spring Mack Days. Their father started the three boys fishing on Flathead in the 1960s. Missoulian (VINCE DEVLIN Missoulian)

FISHING -- The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have pooled up to $150,000 in cash prizes for this year's Flathead Lake Spring Mack Days fishing tournament in an effort to entice more anglers and reduce the lake trout population.

The competition runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from March 11 through May 22.

Preregister online.

Info: (406) 883-2888 ex. 7289.




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