Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 7.2.18
By angelamontana

Posted: July 2, 2018

Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout are being caught from shore throughout the reservoir using worms, spinners, and jigs.  No report from rainbow trout boat anglers. Walleye and yellow perch are being caught throughout the reservoir trolling worm harnesses, tipped with worms or leeches, in 5 to 35 feet of water. Walleye and perch are also being caught from shore throughout the reservoir in 10 to 25 feet of water using jigs (standard and floating) or slip bobber rigs tipped with worms or leeches.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbows and walleye are being caught below Canyon Ferry Dam while using jigs tipped with a worm or leech in the eddys or slack water areas.  Walleye and perch are being caught in the Causeway while trolling bottom bouncers and worms.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Rainbow fishing is good while trolling cowbells or crankbaits from Split Rock to Holter Dam in 10 to 20 feet of water.  Shore fishing for rainbows is slow.  Perch are being caught around Juniper Bay, Black Beach and Split Rock while using a jig and worm in 10 to 20 feet of water. Walleye are being caught in these same areas while using perch colored crankbaits or jigs. Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena