Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 10/8/2016
By Kamp Cook
Montana is seeing 2 more hunting seasons open this weekend. Not to mention some great fishing reports pouring in from all over the state. Hear the latest statewide reports from the most recent episode of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show.
October 8th Summaries
Bill from Bob Wards says in the Hamilton area Como Lake is low but producing.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette talks about his article on Hebkin Lake and Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. Check out his weekly article at www.montanaoutdoor.com.
Chris of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says streamer fishing and nymph fishing has been good on all rivers.
Cindy Benson with the Fall Mack Days says the total turned in so far is 4,853. This years tournament has prizes up to a $150,000 in cash & prizes. Anyone can win money with tagged fish and there was even a team that won $200 for their four fish turned in weighing in at 24.65 lbs. For more information go to www.mackdays.com
Charlie at Don’s says Spring Creek is producing with red patterns and basic copper johns.
Eddie Mindt owner of the Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop says there are some that are still some nice looking salmon for those snagging on Ft Peck.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting reports from Sands Springs saying the fishing has been doing really well on Northern Pike at Hell Creek Marina. To book your hunting trip call 406-557-2503.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks says check your regs as antelope season opens. For more detailed information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
Ryan of Bob Wards in Bozeman says it is streamer season on the Upper Madison, in Butte the Big Hole is producing browns on small midge patterns and others. In Helena, it is still snagging season for the Helena Valley Reservoir.
Tammy from Northwest Sports in Eureka says area rivers are running a little higher, and the kokanee snagging is over for the year.