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By Marc Kloker
MT FWP Region 6 

Fort Peck Reservoir angler creel survey underway through September

Anglers can help Fort Peck fisheries management by answering a few questions


Fort Peck angler and FWP Region 6 Supervisor Mark Sullivan with a nice Fort Peck walleye in 2020. Photo by Barb Sullivan.

Anglers on Fort Peck Reservoir this summer may be asked a few questions about their fishing experience when they come off the water.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is conducting an angling "creel" survey at one of the state's largest and most popular warm water fisheries to monitor catch rates of popular game fish and determine level of satisfaction with the fishery.

The data-gathering surveys will be based at marinas and boat ramps around the reservoir. Creel clerks will ask several questions about the day's fishing and then send anglers on their way.

"The interview is short and should...

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