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March 11, 2023 59 mins

In this episode of the Montana Outdoor Podcast we take you behind the scenes of likely the most unique fishing tournament in the world! The Captain and Downrigger spent some fascinating time with Cindy Benson and Barry Hansen of Mack Days and boy did they learn a lot! They learned about a very special and rare fish to the Salish Kootenai Tribe that, thanks to the tournament and those that compete in it, is making comeback! You will also hear about a few fish that are lurking in the depths of Flathead Lake that are worth up to $10,000 if you catch them!! Yeah we told you this was unique. How is it that a fishing tournament could restore a legendary fish to an even more legendary lake? How could a fish pay you that kind of money? Well, you will have to listen to this fascinating podcast to find out!

We would love to hear what you think of this podcast as well as any suggestions you may have for topics for future podcasts. Just send an email to Downrigger Dale.  You can also use that email address to ask this week's guests, Cindy Benson and Barry Hansen any questions you may have.  Also be sure and  click here to learn more about this incredible fishing tournament and how you can get involved!

Also be sure and tune in to our live radio show, The Montana Outdoor Radio Show, every Saturday morning from 6:00AM to 8:00AM. The show airs on 30 radio stations all across the State of Montana.
You can get a list of our affiliated radio stations on our website. You can also listen to recordings of past shows, get fishing and and hunting information and much more at that website or on our Facebook page. You can also watch our radio show there as well.

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