Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 10.27.14
By angelamontana


Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout are being caught throughout the reservoir using worms and/or marshmallows, Powerbait or bead head nymphs.  Walleye anglers are few and far between, but the ones out there are catching fish, mostly on the north end or mid-reservoir, using worm harnesses or jigs (green or yellow).  A few perch are being caught.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbow fishing continues to be good in the Causeway, around Riverside and between White Sandy and York Bridge while trolling cowbells or crankbaits.  Shore anglers are catching rainbows at the Causeway Bridge and at Riverside Campground on Powerbait, marshmallows or worms.  Walleye and perch fishing are slow. Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Rainbow fishing continues to be good throughout the reservoir while trolling cowbells or crankbaits.  Rainbows are being caught from shore while using worms or marshmallows at Departure Point, Holter Lake Ramp and Gates of the Mountains.  Perch fishing continues to be good on worms and jigs around Cottonwood Creek, Split Rock and the clay banks in the lower reservoir.   Walleye fishing is slow.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Helena Valley Regulating Reservoir:  The snagging season for Kokanee Salmon opened on September 1st and will run through October 31st.  Limits are 35 salmon daily with 70 in possession.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

(Report by Adam Strainer & Troy Humphrey – Montana FWP)

 






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