TV Time For Fort Peck Fishing Across Midwest


Television host Jason Mitchell shows the giant walleye he caught on Fort Peck Lake with his fishing buddy, Ken Schmidt, right, of Glasgow.

Jason Mitchell of the outdoor program Jason Mitchell Outdoors recently filmed a fishing segment on Fort Peck Lake. The show will highlight the trophy walleye fishing that make the lake famous.

It is expected to be broadcast in April and June.

"For trophy walleyes, Fort Peck remains one of the top destinations in the country and one of the best places I can think of for walleyes that are over 30 inches," Mitchell said.

Mitchell fished during the production with Glasgow angler Ken Schmidt.

"Ken and I grew up fishing together and actually used to fish some tournaments together, so we go back a long ways," Mitchell said.

The anglers worked deep main lake structure with bottom bouncers and live bait rigs in 20 to 28 feet of water. Several giant walleyes were landed on camera.

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Jason Mitchell Outdoors reaches more than 12 million households across the Midwest, airing on Fox Sports North and Fox Sports Midwest on Sunday and Saturday mornings. 

Over the past three years, Jason Mitchell Outdoors has enjoyed one of the highest viewer ratings on Fox Sports North for outdoor programming.  

The show airs in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana with wider coverage via satellite.


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