Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 9/24/16
By Kamp Cook
The elk rut is in full swing. The trout are biting with the mild weather, and wolf season is underway. Hear the latest border to border reports from around the state.
September 23rd Summaries
Bill from Bob Wards says in the Hamilton fishing the West and East Fork are doing really well.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette says the Yellowstone River is [icking up in Eastern Montana. Check out his weekly article for more info at www.montanaoutdoor.com.
Chris of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says the weather has really helped improve area fishing.
Eddie Mindt owner of the Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop says the salmon are still being caught from shore.
Dale at Don’s says the local waters are going to see some action for fly fisherman.
Kirk form Snappy’s in Kalispell says area fishing has been hit or miss, Flathead Lake is doing well for those trolling.
Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says the weather has yielded slow results for area anglers.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting reports from Sands Springs about some bow hunters they had. To book your hunting trip call 406-557-2503.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks the Yellowstone River is now open. For more detailed information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
Ryan of Bob Wards in Bozeman says you have to go into the shallows on the Gallatin, in Butte the Big Hole have improved these few weeks. In Helena, for the Helena Valley Reservoir it’s snagging season.
Sharon from the Silos RV and Marine says there’s been a lot of rain in the area, and reports on her Trip to Spokane from a Dolly Parton concert.