It has been a typical late August week in Western Montana; the lingering smoke of wildfires brings clogged sinuses and hopes of cooler weather. We reported some great stories this week you shouldn’t miss. We provided links below in case you did:
- Mountain Lion Finds Dinner in Darby…”There are mountain lions all over the Bitterroot valley, and”….read more here.
- Wolves Cause Death of 176 Sheep Over Weekend; Forest Service Says Stay Out of Area: Wolves have been confirmed responsible for the death of 176 sheep, approximately 5 1/2 hours from Missoula…read more here.
- Rare Video of Cougar Swimming After Angler: Better watch your catch next time you are fishing around cougar territory…read more here.
- Copperhead Snake Bites Itself While Decapitated: Do you hunt rattlesnakes in Montana? If so, would you hunt Copperhead snakes..read more here.
Middle Thompson is doing well with kokanee, especially in 30-40ft water with small dodges and serpentines.Dale from Don’s in Lewistown says Ft Peck has had fierce Easterly winds and is still producing walleye & Northerns. John Harris from Lakeside Resort says Noxon Rapids Reservoir is producing average sized perch, a few walleye, bass fishing are slowing down a bit, and the pike are top water hitting strong in the mornings. Matt from Mo Fisch says Flathead Lake says Summer’s Bay to Lakeside in 60-80ft of water is doing well on the North end trolling with spoons and green & blue dodgers with white or pink squid or fly. Rob at Ronan Sports and Western says Flathead lake is producing Lake Superior Whitefish.
Congratulation to our trivia winners
Scott Olson from Great Falls, and Bob Burtchet of Havre, they were our trivia winners this week. Keep listening for your chance to win prizes just like Leslie Cox, our Montana Club gift card winner.