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MANDATORY Watercraft Inspection Station Information


Aquatic Invasive Species Act - ORDINANCE 113A



All fishing gear (boots, waders, etc.) must be inspected before using on Blackfeet waters.

Mandatory watercraft inspection: failure to obtain a certification of inspection prior to launching may result in a fine of up to $5000. 

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UPDATE: March 25, 2019    Boat Inspection Stations are located:

1) .25 miles of west of Browning on Hwy 2; 7 days a week 7:30 am to 7:30 pmOPENING April 3, 2019 406-885-1664


2) Hwy 2 East; Seville Station located in the Discovery Lodge Bldg, 7 days a week 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.  OPENING MAY 25, 2019. 406-845-3336


3) US 89 Birch Creek Station, 7 days a week 7:30 am to 5:30 pm OPENING MAY 25, 2019  406-845-3443


4)  Chewing Blackbones Campground Inspection Station



Motorized boats are allowed on:

1) Lower Saint Mary Lake

2) Duck Lake

3) Four Horn Lake

4) Mission Lake


No motorized boats (with the exception of electric trolling motors) on all other waterbodies. 


All watercraft, boots, and waders need a Certificate of Inspection before launching on any Blackfeet waters. You can obtain a Certificate of Inspection at any Blackfeet Watercraft Inspection Stations.


If you have a livewell on your watercraft, it must be none operational (no use of livewells.)


Any boats with ballast tanks are not allowed on any Blackfeet waters.


Please clean, drain, and dry all watercraft after use.


Call 406-885-1664 for more information on inspections including any and all watercraft.