Steady Fishing In The Flathead Lake and Lake Koocanusa Fishing Report: 5/10/2012
Flathead lake and Lake Koocanusa continue to produce fish. Lake Trout, Rainbow and Kokanee salmon are the fish to catch during the run-off season.
Fishing on Flathead Lake continues to be steady. Fishing the east-side of the center bar over 200’ of water is the area to fish during the runoff. Staying south far enough to stay out of the mud line and keeping your lures tight to the bottom. These fish are feeding on the mysis shrimp that spend the day light hours on the bottom of the lake far away from the sunlight.
Troll deep with the usual dodger and houchies combinations. Silver and green for the dodgers and pearl white for the houchies. Also try tipping the front hook with a piece of cutbait. Also try Brad’s Super bait with some cut bait or your favorite scent in the body of this lure. I like the green/chrome color, also try the red/white.
Lake Koocanusa is still kicking out some Kamloop rainbows, smaller in the 5-8lb. range. Also the Kokanee fishing is very good right now, seems like everyone is limiting out on these great tasting fish.