Pablo NWR Opens for Ice Fishing
Starting Monday, January 11, 2016, Pablo Reservoir is open to ice fishing. See the Public Use Brochure for details.
Public Use Pamphlet
Please visit Pablo National Wildlife Refuge.
About the Complex
Four National Wildlife Refuges and a Wetland Management District are located in the Flathead, Mission and Pleasant Valleys. Find more information about the Complex at the link below.
Pablo is managed as part of the National Bison Range Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
What's HappeningJanuary 06, 2016
Pablo National Wildlife Refuge reopens to public use on January 11, 2016 - including access for Ice Fishing. Be aware of ice conditions and do not venture out if unsafe. Also remember that access will be restricted starting March 1, for nesting season. See the Public Use Pamphlet for details and map.Public Use Pamphlet
Pablo National Wildlife Refuge continues its mission as a “…refuge and breeding ground for native birds” by being the initial release site for the successful restoration of Trumpeter Swans to the Mission Valley. These large white birds can be seen with some regularity throughout the potholes and waterways of the Valley.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jan 06, 2016