Here’s a nice mess of perch from East Bay. It took four trips and a couple of times being baptized to finally find them. The ice is finally consistently good from 4 to 8 inches. The perch are where they were last spring (maybe a little closer to shore) Weed beds definitely being the major key to finding a good number of fish.
From Ducharme access it is about a ¾ to a mile walk at an East and a little North direction. Of all the jigs I’ve tried a Double Treble Trilobite baited with one fish eye per treble works best and it has a tendency to catch larger fish.
The ice in front of the East public dock at Polson is at 3 ½ to 4” and 50 yards beyond (North) of the dock. Because the higher water and more flow the numbers of lake trout in Polson Bay are higher than I’ve seen in the past few years. A whole fish or a large tube jig are good bets for these fish. Lake trout are at East Bay also there also using tube jigs and whole bait setups.
The West end on the North side of the Bridge should be good between Christmas and New Years and mainly at night for Whitefish.
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Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 10/17/20
By Kamp Cook
Beauty Buck For Scott
By Montana Grant
CARCASS DISPOSAL CRITICAL!!!
12 Year-old Bags a Very Nice Muley
Another Young Hunter Bags a Very Nice Buck
Flathead National Forest seeks input on winter recreation events and guiding services
By Moosetrack Megan
13 year old Montana Archery Hunter Gets First Bull
Firefighters prepare for fall prescribed burning on the Lolo National Forest
Yellowstone seeks comments on winter use adaptive management adjustments
DOJ CHARGES MORE THAN 14,200 DEFENDANTS WITH FIREARMS-RELATED CRIMES IN FY20
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Wow – What a First Deer
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Brett French presents: Hunters welcome in Eastern Montana, despite COVID-19 spike
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BRIDGER FOOTHILL FIRE CONTAINED!!!
Central to Eastern Montana Fishing Report 10.14.20
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Hunter check stations to operate in west-central Montana with a few changes this season
Fort Owen State Park is closed for site planning and improvements