Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 11/19/16
By Kamp Cook
It is the 7th inning stretch for lots of hunters across Montana. Time to punch them tags. If the hunting is still not working out, there is always fishing. Hear the latest hunting and fishing reports from across Montana.
November 19th Summaries
-Bill from Bob Wards says area fishing is doing well and guys are fishing the Clark Fork and Bitterroot with Streamers, in the Hamilton Cuomo Lake is producing rainbows and salmon for those trolling near the dam and along the shore with bobbers and worms.
-Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette says the snow in Eastern Montana really makes it feel like hunting season. Check out his weekly article at www.montanaoutdoor.com.
-Chris of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in Butte says area rivers are still fishing well.
-Dale at Don’s says Spring Creek is fishing fair for fly fisherman.
-Eddie Mindt owner of the Lakeridge Lodgings & Bait Shop says good fishing for walleye and lake trout.
-Freeze-out Lake Wildlife Management Area report says there still are opportunities for hunters.
-John at Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says Noxon Rapids Reservoir says most area anglers have traded in their fishing rods for their hunting rifles but the few that didn’t report success with pike & walleye fishing.
-Kirk from Snappy’s in Kalispell says there been good reports on the Whitefish bite and lake trout in the river.
-Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks says an extending big game season is not likely. For more detailed information go to www.fwp.mt.gov.
-Ryan of Bob Wards says in Helena Canyon Ferry is still producing trout, but the Mighty Mo is hot for nyphing. In the Bozeman area the Gallatin is fishing well along the banks or behind structures, in Butte area lakes have been fishing well like Georgetown, Ruby, Delmo, and Clark Canyon.
-Woody Schuler of Woody Lures in Townsend says area rivers are looking good.