Montana Hunting and Fishing Report 10/19/13 [AUDIO]
By Kamp Cook

Posted: October 19, 2013

Hear the latest hunting and fishing news from around the state of Montana, from the last episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.

October 19th Summaries

-Brett French Outdoor editor of the Billings Gazette shares part of his post, “Mule Deer in Decline?”

-Chancy at Snappy’s says area fishing is still doing real well. McGregor Lake been getting some good reports on rainbows in that 2-5lbs range and also a few lake trout

-Cindy from the Fall Mack Days says mack fishing is hot on Flathead Lake. There are up to $125,000 in cash and prizes for anglers, with over 5000 fish entered already.

-Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says shore fishing has been pretty good, and this a good time of year for big fish out in the lake.

-Dale from Don’s in Lewistown says Spring Creek is fishing well, and nymphing has been solid.

-John Harris from Lakeside Resort says Noxon Rapids Reservoir pike fishing has been tremendous. —–

-Leonard from Robert’s Bait and Tackle says everything is opened now. Campgrounds and ramps are all open. There’s been some nice walleyes caught 15, 12, and 10 with crank bait on Holter

-Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says bow hunting right now is tough, and area fishing has remained active despite the cooler weather. For more information or to schedule a hunt call 406-557-2503.

-Rob Hart of Montana GPS Maps talks shop, and is having a grand reopening for their new location and name On X Maps. Rob invites you to check them out at

-Robert from Malta Marine says fishing on Nelson is good if you like jigging.

-Ron Aashiem of Montana FWP talks about the big game opener next week end. For more information go to

– Ryan from Bob Wards reviews hunting restrictions and areas affected for the 2013 season. Fishing in the Helena area nymphing is best on the Mighty Mo. In Bozeman hitting the Madison try midges and Batas.

-Shawn Plakke has this week’s Elk Hunting Tip of the Week, and will be a guest on next week’s show.

-Shelby from Rocky Mountain Supply in Dillon says there’s a lot of people hunting for antelope in the Dillon area

-Tammy from Northwest Sports in Eureka says the fishing has picked up. Rainbows on Frank and Petrol are biting, try trolling for the best results. A few kokannee has been hitting out on Lake Kookanusa also.

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