Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 7.27.15
By angelamontana

Posted: July 28, 2015

Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout anglers are trolling cowbells, tipped with worms, in 15 to 35 feet of water and shoreline anglers are catching a few from shore using worms. Walleye fishing continues to be good.  South end anglers are having success trolling worm harnesses, tipped with night crawlers or leeches, and crankbaits (orange, white, green, and silver).  Jigging bay points, mid-reservoir to the dam, also continues to produce walleye. Yellow perch are being caught mid-reservoir and throughout the south end of the reservoir.   Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbows are being caught while trolling cowbells in the mornings around Black Sandy and White Sandy. Shore fishing is slow for rainbows with a few being caught on Power Bait at Riverside and Black Sandy. Small walleye are being caught at the Causeway Bridge and in the Causeway Arm on jigs with a leech or worm.  Perch fishing is slow.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Rainbow fishing is fair with a few being caught in the mornings around Split Rock and Black Beach while trolling cowbells.  Abundant perch are being caught on jigs and worms in 10 to 15 feet of water around weedbeds and in bays. Walleye fishing is good around the clay banks in Lower Holter, Cottonwood Creek and mixed in with the schools of perch.  Jigs and bottom bouncers seem to be working equally well for walleye.    Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena