Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 12/12/15
By Kamp Cook

Posted: December 12, 2015

The shoulder season is underway for elk, as well as ice forming on much on Montana’s lakes. Hear all the latest statewide reports from the most recent episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.

December 12th Summaries
Aaron McGuire Hunting Coordinator Elk Hunting Shoulder Season from White Sulphur Springs describes the process to gain access to the elk for hunters in the White Sulphur Springs area.
Bill from Bob Wards says the Bitterroot is doing well with Nymph rigs, and Georgetown Lake is doing well.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette reports on his article at and the Elk Shoulder Hunting Season comments from the Commission Meeting last week.
Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says the ice conditions have been a moving target for area anglers.
Charlie at Don’s says Spring Creek is fishing well.
Gary Berlotti Region 4 Supervisor of the Elk Shoulder Season reports on how to gain access to Hunting Districts
Jim at Westside Sports in Malta says the ice on Nelson is 5-7 inches
Leonard at Roberts Bait and Tackle says the ice on the East end of Francis did hold up through the week.
Mike of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says Georgetown Lake has been good for the salmon.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks touches base on the walleye in Swan Lake. For more information go to
Ryan from Bob Wards in Bozeman says the area ice is still earlier in the season so be safe out there.
Woody Schuler of Woody Lures in Townsend says the crazy weather is having an impact in the area, and the good news is the rivers are open.