Montana Fishing Report for 5/18/13
By Kamp Cook

Posted: May 18, 2013

Hear the latest fishing reports for Montana, from the latest edition of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.

May 18th Summaries
-Bill from Rock Creek Marina says folks been catching lots of fish, but the big ones have been illusive.
-Brett French Outdoor editor of the Billings Gazette talks about flows and an early start to the fire season.
-Cindy from Spring Mack Days says this year’s anglers have brought in 26, 607 lake trout despite the weather, and will be awarded with over $150,000 at Sundays Close of the Tournament.
-Dale from Don’s in Lewistown says The Missouri River flows have come up, so the walleye tapered off, but the Catfish and Sauger is fishing well.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says fishing on Tiber’s been good.
Dustin Bretz talks about the Billings Bretz RV and Marine Customer Appreciation Day May 11th.
-John Harris from Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says there’s a small Tournament on Noxon Rapids Reservoir this weekend, and the Clark ForkRiver is running full and muddy with debris.
-Joe Kandelis with Stone County Bear Hunters Association has this week’s Bear Hunting Tip
Leonard from Robert’s Bait and Tackle says Holter is still get trout around the campground.  Piscan is starting to fill up so the bite’s got to be going,
-Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says fishing Hell Creek has been good this last week.
– Rob at Ronan Sports and Western says the Flathead is out of shape for fishing right now, unless you catch the back waters for Northern Pike.
-Robert from Malta Marine says fishing on Nelson is pretty steady.
-Ron Aashiem says it’s the general fishing opener, and there over 3 million people fishing in MT this year.     
-Ryan at Bob Wards says in Helena the run off has begun on the Missouri but fishing has remained good.
-Ryan at Bob Wards says near Bozeman fishing has been good with the Mother’s Day Hatch and sometimes, using a different fly then the hatch helps it stand out for better success in areas.
-Tammy from Northwest Sports in Eureka says the kokannee fishing has improved.
-Woody from Woody’s Lures in Townsend says the Yellowstone & Shields both are too muddy to fish.

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