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Annual catfish tournament reels in planned date May 12-13

Randy Franco, Left, and Nicholas Fortier, Right, both of Billings , showing off hitter winnings catfish that were caught during the Yellowstone Challenge. (courtesy photo)

Originally published in the Yellowstone County News print edition.

HUNTLEY — An annual catfish tournament next weekend will bring about 60 two-person teams to fish the Yellowstone River.

The Yellowstone Challenge begins Friday, May 12, with a calcutta and social at 6 p.m. at Cowboys Bar on Nahmis Avenue. The fishing tournament begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13. Anglers will weigh their fish at Cowboys at 7 p.m. Saturday.

According to tournament director Brady Flaten of Glasgow, president of the Montana Catfish Association, entries for the boat-only tournament are limited to 60 two-person teams.

Montana Cats field staff member Jason Flaten started the Yellowstone Challenge in the spring of 2007.

Randy Franco (Billings, MT), Left, and Nicholas Fortier (Billings, MT), Right, displaying their trophies when winning the Yellowstone Challenge.

The annual tournament is scheduled for the second weekend of May on the Yellowstone River with headquarters at Huntley. Anglers can fish for catfish from mouth of the Bighorn River near Bighorn, Montana to the Huntley Bridge. read more

Jami Forseth of Huntley crowned new Miss Montana Teen USA

MISSOULA — Meet the new Miss Montana Teen USA for 2015-2016. She’s Jami Forseth of Huntley, who started her freshman year at the University of Montana-Missoula just days before being crowned Miss Montana Teen USA. “It’s crazy,” Jami said on … read more