Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Fresno Reservoir Informational Public Meeting Being Held in Havre

The open house will be held April 11 at the Best Western on the hill

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host an open house and present information on the Fresno fishery in Havre on Thursday, April 11, starting at 6 p.m., at the Best Western Plus Inn and Suites “on the hill” at 1425 Highway 2 NW in Havre.

Havre-area fisheries biologist Cody Nagel will provide an update of:

  • The 10-year fisheries management plan for Fresno.
  • FWP update on the status of the Fresno fishery, including a review of the 2023 netting results and other projects.
  • Bureau of Reclamation project updates and 2024 water forecasts.

Fresno Reservoir ranks as the 5th most popular fishing destination in Northeast Montana and records more than 12,350 angler days annually. Fresno also generates approximately $1 million in angling-related revenue annually.

The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about the Fresno fishery, and get an update on the 10-year (2022-2031) management plan. To review the Fresno fisheries management plan, go here: Hardcopies of the plan are available at the Glasgow and Havre FWP offices. Questions can be directed to the Havre (406-265-6177) or Glasgow (406-228-3700) FWP offices.