Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 10.12.15
By angelamontana


Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout has picked up from shore using worms or while trolling spoons or cowbells, tipped with night crawlers, in 10 to 40 feet of water. Walleye fishing has slowed down, but successful anglers are catching walleye in 20 to 45 feet of water from White Earth to Cemetery Island trolling worm harnesses tipped with night crawlers or leeches.  Jigging bay points, mid-reservoir to the dam, has also produced a few walleye.  Some yellow perch are being caught on the south end of the reservoir from shore using worms.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbow fishing has slowed down with a few being caught Black Sandy and the mouth of the Causeway while trolling cowbells tipped with a worm.  A few Rainbows are being caught from shore around the Causeway Bridge and below Canyon Ferry Dam while using worms or Powerbait.  Walleye and perch fishing are slow with reports of a few small walleye at night from the Causeway Bridge. Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Rainbow fishing is very good while trolling cowbells tipped with a worm or most any type of spoon in the lower reservoir from Split Rock to Holter Dam. A few rainbows are being caught from shore at Departure Point and Black Beach on worms. Perch and walleye fishing are slow with a few perch being caught in 35 to 40 feet of water.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

(Report by Montana FWP)






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