As the Captain mans the booth at the Great Rockies Sports Show in Billings, we are getting great reports on ice around the Treasure State. It is a great time to go poke some holes and do a little fishing. Hear the latest hunting and fishing reports from around Montana, from the recent episode on the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
January 10th Summaries
Bill Brown at Bob Wards says Brown’s Lake is doing well, and Como Lake is producing.
Brett French Outdoor editor of the Billings Gazette describes the Cool Cat show at the Great Rockies Sports Show in Billings, and previews his weekly article at Montanaoutdoor.com.
Chancy at Snappy’s says the cold snapped helped the ice conditions in the area.
Dale at Don’s in Lewistown says they got snow and there’s some good fishing on East Fork, Hanson, and Casino.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says there’s been a few out there fishing.
Dustin Bretz form Bretz RV and Marine describes their Lightning in a Box jump starter.
Jim at Westside Sports says the ice on Nelson is pretty stable now.
Leonard from Roberts Bait and Tackle says there’s ice out there, be careful around Miller’s Slough someone fell through the ice last week.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says before heading to Devil’s Creek area check with someone in Jordan and be sure the roads have been cleared, and there is only 3-4 inches of ice in areas so don’t drive on the ice. Anyone looking to book a trip call Kibler Outfitting at 406-557-2503.
Rob from Ronan Sports and Western says there are starting to fish Lake Mary Ronan, but it has been hit or miss for those that go.
Ron Aashiem hunting and fishing licenses go on sale January 20th. You can get more info at www.fwp.mt.gov.
Ryan from Bob Wards says in Georgetown is producing trout and kokannee. The Lower Jefferson & parts of the Upper Big Hole are still open to fishing. In the Helena area Canyon Ferry has some good ice down by the Silos.
Tyler from Rocky Mountain Supply in Dillon describes the 3rd Annual Coyote Dirby for the Dog Days of Winter is January 16th to 18th.
Pam Stauder says there are 70 teams registered already for the Hebgin Lake 4th Annual NAIFC Ice Fishing tournament.