Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 5/7/16
By Kamp Cook

Posted: May 7, 2016

May flowers are blooming, and the walleye bite is on. Here the latest hunting and fishing reports from around the state of Montana. From the most recent episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.

May 7th Summaries
Bill from Rock Creek Marina says the Dry Arm says the fishing has been picking up all week, and been pretty steady.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette talks about the rumor of a new state record smallmouth bass caught by an Abercrombie and Fiche model. Check out his article at
Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says area fishing improved with the weather & Echo Lake is on fire for anglers.
Charlie at Don’s says the fishing on Spring Creek good.
Cherene the Adventure Queen says Lake Cuomo has been restocked for the year, and good reports out of Harper’s Lake
Cindy from The Spring Mack Days says there were over 32,000 fish turned so far this tournament.
John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says Noxon Rapids Reservoir is full and the recent bass tournament was tremendous!
Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says Holter is producing trout along the shore line.
Kiel from Rocky Mountain Supply in Dillon says the Clark Canyon is doing really well.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting shares their successful 10lbs 1 ounce walleye caught last Thursday. To book your hunting trip you can call Kibler Outfitting at 406-557-2503.
Mark Bretz of Bretz RV and Marine talks about this years Customer Appreciation Days.
Mike Markum of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says the Madison has been crazy good for caddies.
Rob from Ronan Sports and Western talks about the recent rumor of a record being smallmouth bass.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks says the deadline for Class B licensees for deer, elk, and antelope is June 1st. For more information go to
Ryan of Bob Wards says in Helena says get your boat out on Canyon Ferry Lake, and the Missouri River is producing. In the Bozeman area, the Upper Madison is fishing well higher up, and in the Butte area The Jefferson is fishing well.
Sharon at the Silos on Canyon Ferry in Helena says Canyon Ferry Lake is producing walleyes.
Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says Spring is here and the fishing opener is just around the corner.
Woody Schuler of Woody Lures in Townsend says the Spring weather has really helped improve the fishing on area rivers and lakes.