Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports for August 8th 2016
By Kamp Cook
Lots to talk about across the state this week. Hoot owl restrictions are on many of Montana’s rivers and tributaries, elk shoulder season is coming up and the salmon are biting of Fort Peck. Hear the latest statewide reports from the most recent episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
August 6 th Summaries
-Bill from Bob Wards says Lake Mary Ronan is doing really well, it’s slow but good. In Hamilton, the East & West Forks are doing well, and Cuomo Lake is doing well on Kokannee.
-Bill from Rock Creek Marina looks forward to catching some salmon, and the Dry Arm has been producing walleye and Northerns.
-Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette shares a fire and smoke report from Eastern Montana. To get more from this week’s article, check it out at www.montanaoutdoor.com.
-Carolyn Persico from the Rock Creek Mercantile says be aware of the new river restrictions and the fires down the Bitterroot impacting area anglers..
-Chancy from Snappy’s in Kalispell says good reports on the Whitefish from Flathead Lake.
Charlie at Don’s says Spring Creek is the place to be.
-Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says fishing Tiber is best in the mornings or nights w/ the weather.
-Eddie Mindt owner of the Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop says the salmon fishing is phenomenal.
-John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says Noxon Rapids Reservoir is producing bass and walleye.
-Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says Holter is still producing trout and a lot of perch.
-Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says the salmon fishing up at the dam has been successful for folks. To book your hunting trip you can call Kibler Outfitting at 406-557-2503.
-Mike from the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says the fishing is best in the morning hours, and respect closures and the hoot owl restrictions. For more detailed information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
-Rob from Ronan Sports and Western says Lake Superior Whitefish are starting to turn on.
-Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reminds us about permits, deadlines, and licenses. For more detailed information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
-Ruth Ann from Tiber Marina says the fishing on Tiber has been better.