Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 7/16/16
By Kamp Cook
Mild temperatures are turning out some hot fishing around the state of Montana. Hear all the border to border reports from the latest edition of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
July 16th Summaries
Bill from Bob Wards says dry flies are hatching and it’s time to get out there. Rock Creek and most of the rivers and lakes like Browns Lake are doing well with the weather changes.
Bill from Rock Creek Marina says the Dry Arm has been fishing walleye & perch.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette some good information from his article this week at www.montanaoutdoor.com about being safe on the water during inclement weather.
Carol Hinckle talks about this Year’s Camp-Make-A-Dream fishing tournament at Canyon Ferry Reservoir.
Carolyn Persico from the Rock Creek Mercantile reports says the recent weather patterns have really helped are rivers like Rock Creek get back to normal water levels which producing better fishing.
Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says the Flathead River and all the forks are doing well.
Chris from the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says are rivers and lakes are fishing well.
Charlie at Don’s says Spring Creek is off color but still fishing well.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says Tiber is producing Browns & rainbows from the North end.
John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek on Noxon Rapids Reservoir says walleye, bass & perch fishing are doing really well.
Jordan Dashinger Tournament Director of the Hellcreek Walleye Tournament July 23rd & 24th is still open.
Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says Holter is still doing really well on perch.
Eddie Mindt owner of the Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop says the salmon season is really picking up.
Ross Tate Whitefish Correspondent for Flathead Lake says fishing the mornings near the hazards produced really well in about 50 ft of water.
Ruth Ann from Tiber Marina says Tiber Reservoir is producing there have been some nice reports of 15-19 inchers and even some 30 inchers.
Ryan of Bob Wards says area fishing in Bozeman is improving, and for Helena area anglers fly fishing with caddis & mayfly patterns are the way to go.
Sharon at the Silos on Canyon Ferry in Helena says Canyon Ferry is doing really well for walleye in the ponds & bays.
Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka says the reservoir is producing kokannee.
Todd Young of the Montana Walleye Governors Cup recaps this year’s tournament champions.