Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 5.29.18
By angelamontana


Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout are being caught from shore on the north end of the reservoir using worms or Powerbait. Boat anglers are catching rainbows trolling spoons or worm harnesses near the Silos, Goose Bay, and the dam. Walleye and yellow perch are being caught throughout the south end of the reservoir trolling worm harnesses, tipped with worms or leeches, or crankbaits. Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbows are being caught from shore below Canyon Ferry Dam on worms, Powerbait, marshmallows or drifting jigs with a worm. Rainbows are also being caught in the White Sandy area while trolling cowbells.  Lake Helena is producing a lot of small walleye while trolling perch colored crankbaits or bottom bouncers.  Some walleye are being caught in the eddys below Canyon Ferry Dam.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  A few rainbows are being caught from shore while using worms at Holter Lake Ramp, Log Gulch and Departure Point. Good rainbow catches are being reported around the Gates of the Mountains, Split Rock and Boat Loft while trolling nymphs, light colored crankbaits or cowbells.  The perch bite is picking up around Cottonwood Creek, Split Rock, the boat ramps and in the canyon around Sleeping Giant.  A few walleye are being caught along with the perch.   Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena






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