Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 2/28/15
By Kamp Cook

Posted: February 28, 2015

Captain is spending the weekend at the Great Rockies Sports Show in Helena, as the temperatures begin to cool off across the state. Some ice is still clinging to life as open water fishing opportunites are also good. Hear all the statewide hunting and fishing reports from the latest episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.

February28th Summaries
-Bill Brown at Bob Wards says Browns Lake is doing well, and in Hamilton the Clear Water is doing well on bigger fish.
-Brett French Outdoor editor of the Billings Gazette says Eastern Montana finally got back down into the single digits weather wise and then describes his weekly article at
-Chancy at Snappy’s says area ice is starting to look with the colder temperatures rolling in.
-Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says there is some ice on Tiber Dam.
-Eric Anderson of Placer Motors talks about the Ducks Unlimited Banquet & his moose hunt 4 years ago.
-Gene Fincher the Happy Hooker discusses the 12 Annual Perch Pounder, and need to make the 1.7 barrier for a chance to take home some money.
-Jim at Westside Sports says ice on Nelson is looking good.
-John Harris from Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says there’s no ice on Noxon Rapids Reservoir, and folks are putting in and doing well in the open water.
-Kevin Frasier describes the Codiac Trailer featured at and Bretz RV & Marine.
-Leonard from Roberts Bait and Tackle says there really isn’t any ice left except on Tiber, and the rivers are doing good with the open water.
-Randy Schnolet of the Helena Ducks Unlimited talks about their upcoming Ducks Unlimited Banquet.
-Ron Aashiem reminds us the Spring turkey application deadline is March 5th. For more detailed Montana hunting & fishing info go to
-Tammy from Northwest Sports in Eureka says most of the area lakes have open water and unsafe ice you don’t want to walk on.
-Trevor Johnson of Kits Tackle describes their amazing fishing trip on the Columbia River.
-Woody from Woody’s Lures in Townsend says area rivers are hot.