FWP Seeks Input on Martinsdale Reservoir Burbot Project
February 24, 2021
GREAT FALLS – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking input on a proposal to introduce burbot in Martinsdale Reservoir. The goal of the introduction would be to provide future additional angling opportunities at the reservoir.
FWP has stocked the reservoir since 1940, primarily with rainbow trout. It is currently managed as a put-grow-and-take fishery for rainbow trout and brown trout. Burbot have not been stocked historically or documented in Martinsdale Reservoir. The proposal is to move burbot from a nearby source via a wild fish transfer.
The effort would look to move between 100-50...