The Flathead Lake monster myth was featured on Monsters and Mysteries in America. The series, began on Destination America which is a Discovery Channel you may not know you even have.
The show takes an approach to unexplained and possibly fictitious phenomena.
Tim Shattuck, who was contacted by the production company who started Monsters and Mysteries series, says soon after he started his Flathead Lake Monster Charters business last October was when they contacted him.
“The show focuses more on the folklore and myths,” said Shattuck, who claims he has seen the Flathead Lake monster twice.
“I think it’s a big old fish,” he said. “I think it’s a lake sturgeon. You have to have some common sense about really what could live in this big lake.”
The Flathead Lake Monster is a cryptid, a creature whose existence is not proven, that is said to be located in Flathead Lake in Montana. Its appearance is very similar to that of the Loch Ness Monster, and the two have often been said to be the same type of creature.
The Flathead Lake monster has been described as a large eel-shaped creature, round with a wavy body like a snake, that spans from twenty to forty feet. According to Wikipedia, it is brownish to blue-black with grayish-black eyes. It has often been described as looking like a whale or a giant sturgeon which one of the oldest families of bony fish.