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For those who love the thrill of fishing, winter is an exciting time to try your hand at catching the elusive and once rare burbot in the Kootenai River. By reporting tags, you can help Fish and Game better understand burbot catch rates, harvest rates, and survival rates, which can improve the fishery for future generations. Reporting tags is not only important for conservation efforts but also a great way to earn a reward. Each tag carries a value of $100, so this winter could be your lucky year!
If you catch a tagged burbot, please report the tag number and location to Fish and Game. You can do this by calling them at (1-866-258-0338), reporting online or as part of the Angler Science Program creel packet. With your help, Fish and Game can continue to monitor and protect these beautiful creatures for years to come. So grab your fishing gear and get ready to explore the Kootenai River this winter!