Tag Archives: Swan Lake

Test shows Swan Lake walleye are Illegal transplants

The walleyes found in Swan Lake were illegally dumped there last year. Now fisheries personnel are worried about bucket biologists doing the same in other lakes and streams in the area . . . State wildlife officials have confirmed that … Continue reading

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Cool, damp weather helps slow fires

From the Daily Inter Lake . . . Recent rains, higher humidities and lower temperatures have put a damper on fires still burning in Northwest Montana. About a half inch of rain was recorded Wednesday at Spotted Bear and the … Continue reading

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Area wildfires a bit larger, but not threats

From the Daily Inter Lake . . . The Hammer Creek Fire appears to have doubled in size over the last two or three days, according to updated reports on three active fires in Northwest Montana. The Hammer Creek Fire, now … Continue reading

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Crews gain ground against new local fires, older burns remain stable

From the Daily Inter Lake (with photos) . . . Firefighters continued to tangle with a new fire east of Stryker while two fires in the Bob Marshall Wilderness were mostly unaffected by stiff winds Tuesday. Soon after the Fitzsimmons … Continue reading

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Winds could increase area fire activity

From the Daily Inter Lake . . . Fire activity was relatively quiet Saturday, with fires in Northwest Montana gaining little ground. The South Fork Lost Creek Fire, which is burning southeast of Swan Lake, grew just 60 acres from … Continue reading

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Burnout effort aims to rein in Swan fire

As in past years, the Daily Inter Lake is leaning into its wildfire coverage. Here’s the latest write-up . . . Two large wildfires in the Bob Marshall Wilderness settled down somewhat Friday, while a burnout operation was initiated on … Continue reading

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