Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 5/28/16
By Kamp Cook
Memorial Day Weeknd is one of the biggest weekends for Americans to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Hear all of the latest statewide hunting and fishing reports from the Memorial Day edition of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
May 28th Summaries
Bill from Rock Creek Marina says there are salmon flies starting to show up on the Bitteroot, are lakes are doing really well also; Salmon Lake, Seeley Lake, Placid Lake, and Cuomo Lake is also doing well.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette talks about his article at www.montanaoutdoor.com on a 4 year study on the Yellowstone River and the importance of side channels.
Carolyn Persico from the Rock Creek Mercantile reports on the Salmon Fly hatch on Rock Creek.
Cherene the Adventure Queen says the back channels of the Bitterroot River decent for wading.
Chris of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says the fishing has been improving on the Bighole.
Dale at Don’s says the cat fishing the Missouri River is getting better everyday.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says Tiber’s producing Northerns & the walleye bite is slower.
John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says Noxon Rapids Reservoir the bass are going strong.
Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says Holter is producing from the shore.
Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop is under new management, New owner Eddie Mindt reports May 28th
Kirk from Snappy’s in Kalispell says with the rivers and streams opening up, area fishing should be good for kokannee.
Jim from Ronan Sports and Western says fishing on Nelson is turning on.
Ruth Ann from Tiber Marina says the fishing on Tiber is going well.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reminds us June 1st is the deadline for applying for deer b & elk b and antelope. And June 30th is the deadline for purchasing Supertags For more information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
Sharon at the Silos on Canyon Ferry in Helena says the bite is really good right now on Canyon Ferry Lake.
Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says the kokannee are biting on Lake Koocanusa.
Woody Schuler of Woody Lures in Townsend says the Spring weather has really helped improve the fishing on area rivers and lakes.