Montana Spring Fishing Reports 2/27/16
By Kamp Cook
Spring temeratures have opened up some great fishing opportunites across the state. Hear our statewide fishing reports from the most recent episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
-Bill from Bob Wards says Georgetown Lake is still doing really well. In Hamilton the Bitterroot is doing well.
-Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette says the warmer weather feels like an early Spring and his article at Montanaoutdoor.com.
-Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says the colder nights are helping the ice conditions.
-Charlie at Dons says the river is open and the area ice is pretty much gone right now.
-Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says he expects the ice on Tiber to be off before Easter.
-Gene Fincher the Happy Hooker reports from the final day of the Perch Pounder.
-John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek on Noxon Rapids Reservoir says the ice is pretty much gone with a few exceptions.
-Kevin Frasier of Bretz RV & Marine says they have some nice travel trailers at the Great Rockies Sports Show.
-Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says the Friday high was in the 60’s on Hell Creek, and the ice on FT Peck is not good at this point. To book your fishing trip call 406-557-2503
-Mike of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says the Big Hole is mainly open, and Rock Creek is fishing well.
-Rob from Ronan Sports and Western says the pike fishing is doing well in areas.
-Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reminds folks March 3rd is the deadline for Spring Turkey applications. For more information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
-Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says the warmer temps are impacting the areas Winter fishing.
-Trevor Johnson of Kit’s Tackle says Holter is open and has lots of open navigateable water.