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February 18, 2023 51 mins

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to turn your favorite hobby into a career? Would that be a dream come true or would it turn the thing you love to do for fun into a nightmare? In this episode we will show you what that just might look like.

For Scott Collinsworth, owner of Fort Peck Marina and one of the top guides in Montana it turned out to be a dream come true! But it was not without it's challenges and it took more than just him, for sure, to make it happen. Scott will give you a very rare look into what it is REALLY like to be fishing guide! Scott shares how there was no way he could have done it or keep doing it without his incredible partner and wife Jessica. Scott also shares with us what some of the day to day challenges are and he shows us the funnier side of being a fishing guide on Fort Peck Reservoir. Spoiler Alert! He is a bit of a prankster. You have to hear about the prank he played on the Captain of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show, it's pretty damn funny! You will also learn what are the best species of fish to target and when to do that for every season of the year on Fort Peck. All that and that and so much more is waiting for you in this week's episode of the Montana Outdoor Podcast!

You can also learn more about Scott and Jessica Collinsworth's guide service, Fort Peck Marina, their wonderful bar and restaurant and their incredible campground by clicking here. If you want a campsite go there now!!! Seriously it fills up fast! You can also book a fishing trip with Scott there or just get all your questions answered.

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.

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 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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