Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 9/5/15
By Kamp Cook
A cool/wet opener for archery season in Montana. As many bowhunters take the field in search of critters, others are taking to the water to take in one last shot at summer fishing. Hear all the latest hunting and fishing reports from around the state, from the most recent episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
September 5th Summaries
Bill from Bob Wards reminds us of the stage 2 restrictions in the Bitterroot areas, and fishing the Big Hole has great. In the Missoula area the rivers are doing excellent.
Bill from Rock Creek Marina says the Dry Arm at FT Peck is not as busy as you would think, and the fishing has been hit and miss and there are filks still catching salmon.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette says it’s still pretty hot and dry in Eastern Montana , and his weekly article at Montanaoutdoor.com talking about bear awareness.
Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says there is some good kokannee action, and good reports out of Middle Thomson.
Dale at Don’s says the fishing has been good, and Spring Creek is doing really well.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says they’ve had success on walleye and perch on Tiber.
John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says give Trout Creek a call.
Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says Holter is reopened.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says to book your fishing or hunting trip call 406-557-2503.
Mike Markum of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says the cooler weather is should help area fishing in most places.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks says over 40,000 archers purchased licenses this year, and that makes 40% of our elk hunters are archers. For more information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
Ruth Ann from Tiber Marina shares a story about an angler that caught the same 31 inch walleye twice in a day…
Ryan of Bob Wards says in Bozeman fishing the Gallatin has started to improve, in Butte hoppers are best for anglers, and in Helena the Upper Mighty Mo is hot fishing.
Saugher Steve reports from a ground blind on opening day of archery season.
Sharon at the Silos Rv & Marine says Canyon Ferry is doing well in areas.
Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says kokannee is definitely on the run, but snagging doesn’t open until September 15th.
Woody Schuler of Woody Lures in Townsend says despite the smoke the Yellowstone is doing really good.