Montana Fishing Reports for 4th of July Weekend 6/2/16
By Kamp Cook

Posted: July 2, 2016

People all over Montana are celebrating the birth of our nation, by doing what we do best….Enjoying the outdoors. If you are looking to do a little fishing this weekend, hear all of the border to border reports, from the latest episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.

July 1st Summaries
Bill from Bob Wards says the high mountain creeks and area lakes are doing well.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette says is can be surreal fishing the Yellowstone River from his article at
Carolyn Persico from the Rock Creek Mercantile reports says with hotter weather mornings or evenings are best on Rock Creek.
Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says Flathead Lake is doing well.
Dale at Don’s says area fishing is good, Spring Creek is for fly rodders, and cat fishing is on fire.
Cherene the Adventure Queen says the Bitterroot River water levels are improving, and the Bitterroot and the West Fork fishing conditions are perfect.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says Tiber is producing walleyes for sure.
Dale at Don’s says area fishing has been good, and Spring Creek is fishing well with a fly rod.
Jim at Westside Sports in Malta says Nelson is producing walleyes and Northerns.
John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek on Noxon Rapids Reservoir says walleye is the big story.
Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says Holter is producing a lot of perch with folks limiting out at 45 minutes when they find a school.
Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop owner Eddie Mindt says there have been a lot of really nice fish coming in.
Mike from the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says area fishing has been great.
Pat of the Great Falls Walleyes Unlimited says their 16th Annual Camp Walleye on Tiber Reservoir is looking for children to attend and volunteers to participate.
Ruth Ann from Tiber Marina says the marina is really busy and the bite is picking up on Timber.
Ryan of Bob Wards says in Helena Little Blackfoot & Prickly Bear are the place to be for dry fly fishing, and in the Bozeman area the Gallatin is good for hoppers.
Sharon at the Silos on Canyon Ferry in Helena says Canyon Ferry Reservoir just finish a great tournament.
Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says Lake Kookanusa is doing well on kokannee.
Todd Young of the Montana Walleye Governors Cup says FT Peck is fishing great, and describes the family fish fry Friday July 8th.