Montana Fishing and Hunting Reports 10/22/16
By Kamp Cook
It is opening day and fall hunting and fishing is officially kicked off. Hear all of the statewide hunting and fishing reports. From the latest episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
October 22thnd Summaries
Bill from Bob Wards says Brown’s Lake & Flathead are doing really well.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette reports on the youth hunt and his weekly article on hunting and its motivationsat www.montanaoutdoor.com.
Charlie at Don’s says Ackley lake is fishing well, Spring Creek is producing, the Missouri River is picking up, and Ft Peck should start seeing some action this week as well.
Chris of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says area rivers and streams are doing well.
Cindy from the Fall Mack Days reports last week there were over 800 fish caught, a little half way through this event and still there’s quite a bit of those high dollar fish still out there up to $150,000 in tags and prizes.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says there was a report of some guys on Tiber fishing deep.
Kirk from Snappy’s in Kalispell says Lake Superior White Fish are in thick.
Leonard Roberts from Great Falls says the rivers are producing, but it’s been quite about Holter or Fresno.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting reports from Sands Springs and says anyone holding a 79820 permit call to book your hunting trip call 406-557-2503.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks talks about the big game opener this weekend, and reminds us to get permission to hunt on private land. For more detailed information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
Ryan of Bob Wards says in Helena there’s still a decent bite on the trout, In the Bozeman area the lower Madison is your best bet through Wednesday 10/26. In Butte, fly fishing and the Big Hole are best.
Sharon at the Silos on Canyon Ferry in Helena says fishing is good. There were folks limiting out near Goose Bay this past week.
Tammy of Northwestern Sports in Eureka reports on the local youth hunt, and the big rainbows should start biting soon.