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Toss a fly on one of the region's trout streams or lakes and you might snag a west slope cutthroat, rainbow trout, or grayling. In winter you can dangle a line through a sawed hole in the ice of Whitefish Lake.
The best place for fishing gear in Whitefish is Lakestream Fly Fishing Shop. Guided trips to secluded private lakes, equipment, and fly-fishing gear are sold at the shop. Advice is free. 334 Central Ave., Whitefish, MT, 59937. 406/862-1298. www.lakestream.com.
The Tally Lake Ranger District can recommend good fishing spots and provide maps to the Flathead National Forest. 1335 Hwy. 93 W, Whitefish, MT, 59937. 406/863-5400.
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