Montana Fishing Reports 2/22/14
By Kamp Cook
Less than one week remaining on your 2013 fishing license, before you need to purchase a new one. Find out where to get one last good use out of your license, with the latest statewide fishing reports from the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
February 22nd Summaries
Bill Brown at Bob Wards says Como Lake continues to produce by the dam. Browns Lake is still doing really well on green rocker jigs.
Bill Reier of the Great Rockies Sports Show talks shop and the up coming event in Helena.
Brett French Outdoor editor of the Billings Gazette talks weather, turkey vultures, and this week’s Editorial.
Chancy at Snappy’s recaps his adventures last week with Tom Gruendwald of Tom Gruendwald Outdoors. The fished and filmed Bitterroot Lake Monday and had some good action in the 6-8 inches of ice.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says perch fishing has been fair, and the lake did claim a victim, for more information call the Cleaners at 406-759-5265 in the daytime.
Gene Fincher the Happy Hooker talks about the possible winner of the 11th Annual Perch Pounder.
-Leonard from Robert’s Bait and Tackle says the ice is back up with all this cold weather snap. The Valier Fire Department is having their Annual Fishing Derby at Lake Francis February 15th from 7am to 3pm
Francis froze back up, but may not be safe in some areas.
Freeze Out Lake Wildlife Management Area is open for public year round .
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says be careful on the ice and there have been reports of Northerns
Ryan from Bob Wards says reminds us in the Bozeman & Butte area the special elk and deer permits are due March 15th, and in Helena Mountain Lion season is in full swing through April 14th.
Ron Aashiem reviews what’s effected with the March 15th deadline, and for more information go to www.fwp.mt.gov and under hunting is more information on the meetings.
Shane Clouse talks about the Montana Sheep Foundation Banquet Coordinator describes next weeks event. You can get tickets at montanawff.org or can call Shane locally in Missoula at 406-370-4487
-Shelby says the weather has been a bit inconsistent and they haven’t really received the big storm they were expecting.
Woody from Woody’s Lures in Townsend says the ice is still pretty good in the White Sulpher Springs area. For more information or to learn more about getting into the tackle industry call Rudy’s at 406-266-3841.
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