WESTERN AND CENTRAL MONTANA FISHING AND ICE CONDITIONS: 2/2/12
NORTHWEST MONTANA FISHING REPORT FOR WK OF 2/2/12
Chancy at Snappys in Kalispell says, the Ice is holding up pretty good for perch fishing on Murphy’s lake with some decent pike as well. The Lower Stillwater has had reports of nice fish at the Upper end. Lake Mary Ronan’s south end towards Camp-Tuffit looks good in 20 ft of water for perch and rainbows. The Bitterroot is frozen and kinda slow for kokanee but folks are fishing it with 5-7 inches of ice at the south end. Ashley is frozen with about 10 inches of ice bit sloppy on top in some areas for perch and kokanee. And Swan Lake has had reports of kokanee.
CENTRAL MONTANA FISHING REPORT FOR WK OF 2/2/12
Leonard says Fresno has 10 + inches, Francis 12-14 inches, Bynum 8-10 inches, Piscan 8 inches with some areas in the main lake down to 4-6 inches, Nilan and Miller Creek have about 8 inches, Tiber 7 inches for the whole lake, Bailey 8-10 inches, Holter 5-6 inches by log gulch and east to senior citizen and over to split rock is 4 inches Beaver creek 5+ inches, Newlan 7 inches.Lake Francis has had reports of Northerns in the 20-30 bracket, Pishkun has had a few Northerns and Perch, Bynum and Holter are good for perch, and the Fresno derby had lots of perch during the derby that last week end in January. Contact Leonard for tickets to the Lake Francis derby next weekend 454-1877