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All about fishing for northern pike, paddlefish, sauger, saugeye and tiger muskie in Montana.

Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in Montana waters.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in Montana

Northern pike

Larger lakes across the state of Montana, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Canyon Ferry Lake, Clark Canyon Reservoir, Deadmans Basin Reservoir, Flathead Lake, Fort Peck Lake, Fresno Reservoir, Hauser Lake, Holter Lake, Lake Elwell/Tiber Reservoir, Lake Frances, Lake Helena, Lake Koocanusa, Nelson Reservoir, Noxon Reservoir, Placid Lake, Seeley Lake and others.

Fishing for other species in Montana

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

MT State Record: 37 lbs 8 oz



World record: 144 lbs

MT State Record: 142 lbs 8 oz



World record: 17 lbs 7 oz

MT State Record: 8 lbs 13 oz



World record: 15 lbs 6 oz

MT State Record: 15 lbs 10 oz



Estimated world record: 1,100 lbs

MT State Record: 14 lbs 2 oz

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

MT State Record: 38 lbs 12 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Montana, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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