Anglers vie for up to $225,000 in cash and prizes with more than 6,000 tagged trout during the semi-annual fishing derby on Flathead Lake, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Fish the entire lake with check-in stations located at Somers, Wayfarer State Park, Big Arm, Blue Bay and Polson. Fish Fridays-Sundays for the contests, bonus amounts, and tagged fish; Tuesdays-Thursdays, anglers hunt for tagged fish only, and vie for bonuses. Boats must be certified mussel-free to participate.
Mack Days Events
2018 SPRING MACK DAYS
LAKE TROUT FISHING EVENT/CONTEST
ON FLATHEAD LAKE
Sponsored by the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes and
sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Up to $225,000 in Cash and Prizes
March 16th to May 13th
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: competitive Mack Days: lottery, prizes, tagged fish, and bonuses
Pick your best 18 days out of 26 possible, on Friday through Sunday. For top-ten angler prizes, last day is separate.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 24 bonus days
Yeti tickets, eight $50 drawings, and tagged fish only.
Fish the entire lake-Check in stations will be announced
All it takes is one ticket to win in the lottery drawing
(Fridays through Sundays only)