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Fish free in Montana on Fathers Day weekend

Everette Coulter holds one of the average-size brown trout his group caught during a five-day trip down the Smith River despite high, off-color conditions. (Rich Landers)
Everette Coulter holds one of the average-size brown trout his group caught during a five-day trip down the Smith River despite high, off-color conditions. (Rich Landers)

FISHING – Everybody with a yen to go fishing benefits from a Fathers Day gift from the Montana legislature.

For the second year, Montanan is celebrating Father's Day by waiving the fishing license requirements on June 16 and 17.

All other fishing regulations apply.

See Montana's 2012 fishing regulations.

Get tips on Montana boating rules and water and boating safety.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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