Montana Fishing Reports 6/18/16
By Kamp Cook
Summer’s official kickoff is almost here. Find out where the fish are biting, with the latest border to border fishing reports, from the June 18th episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
June 18th Summaries
-Bobby Culp Montana Outdoor Reporter reports from Canyon Ferry.
-Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette talks about his article on an angler poaching story out of Wyoming at www.montanaoutdoor.com.
-Carolyn Persico from the Rock Creek Mercantile reports on Rock Creek and the hatch success for anglers.
-Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says the main stem of the Flathead is clearing up and doing well.
-Charlie at Don’s says area creeks are fishing well, and Ackley Lake is producing nice rainbows and browns.
-Cherene the Adventure Queen says the Bitterroot River is doing well with yellow sallies and golden stone flies, and nymphing the Blackfoot is doing well.
-Chris from the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says golden stones, green drakes, pmd’s and cadis are best on the Bighole.
-Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says despite the winds on Tiber the walleye are picking up..
-John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says Noxon Rapids Reservoir says the walleye are hot right now.
-Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says Holter is producing perch from the shore or boat.
-Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop is under new management, New owner Eddie Mindt reports June 18th and says there have been some big fish caught 18- to 34 inchers when you weed through the small ones.
-Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reminds us this year Father’s Day Weekend is free fishing weekend for Montana. For more information on the Montana outdoor regulations and drawings go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
-Ruth Ann from Tiber Marina says Timber is really producing right now.
-Ryan of Bob Wards says in Helena Little Blackfoot & Prickly Bear are doing well, and in the Bozeman area the lower Madison is picking up.
-Sharon at the Silos on Canyon Ferry in Helena says fisherman on Canyon Ferry Lake are tight lipped right now as they prepare for the upcoming tournament, but last week folks were finding success around the South end.
-Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says the kokannee being caught on Lake Kookanusa are running over 10 inches at this time.
-Woody Schuler of Woody Lures in Townsend says area creeks are producing.