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Walleye Discovered in Swan Lake



One of the walleye found by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks during their recent gill netting surveys in Swan Lake.

SWAN LAKE - Two walleyes were caught in Swan Lake last week during Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) gill net sampling operations, according to FWP Region One Fisheries Manager Mark Deleray.

Deleray noted that these were the first walleye reported from Swan Lake, and it is assumed that these fish originated from an illegal fish introduction. Illegal fish introductions have caused problems in hundreds of waters across the state, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars to rectify. In most cases, the illegal introduction cannot be undone often leading to lost fishing opportunity. In th...

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