Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 12/5/15
By Kamp Cook

Posted: December 5, 2015

With the pilot “Shoulder Season” underway as well as some amazing fishing opportunites, know before you go and hear all of the latest reports from around the state. From the most recent episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.

December 5th Summaries
-Bill from Bob Wards says it’s time to get your ice gear ready to go, and Georgetown Lake has 6-8 inches of ice.
-Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette reports on his article at and the “ice wrecking weather” in Eastern Montana.
-Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says they have 4-6 inches of ice on Smith Lake.
-Charlie at Don’s says the walleye at Crooked Creek are hitting.
-Chris of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says it’s a nymphing game out there.
-Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says 4 1/2 inches of ice up the Willow Creek.
-John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says the folks been fishing Finley Flats, and there is some ice starting to build up in areas..
-Leonard at Roberts Bait and Tackle says there is ice out there, and to ware out there.
-Mike Howe of A Able Charters reports from the 23rd Annual St Paul Ice Fishing Show.
-Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reminds us of shoulder season. For more information go to
-Ryan from Bob Wards in Bozeman says the area ice is still too thin to venture forth
-Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says the cooler weather will help with building the ice up, but cautions those who wish to head out on it just yet.
-Trevor Johnson of Kit’s Tackle reports on a special and unique hunting experience and success.