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Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 9.24.18
By angelamontana

Posted: September 25, 2018

Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout fishing has been slow, but anglers are catching a few fish trolling cowbells near the Silos and Goose Bay. Walleye fishing has been fair around the Silos and Goose Bay trolling worm harnesses, tipped with worms, and from shore using jigs near Duck Creek Bay.  A few perch are being caught by anglers while searching for walleye.    Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbows are being caught while trolling cowbells around White Sandy and the El Dorado dredge piles.  Rainbows are also being caught from shore at the Causeway Bridge and below Canyon Ferry Dam on worms.   A few walleye are being caught below Canyon Ferry Dam on jigs with a worm.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Rainbow fishing is good while trolling cowbells around Cottonwood Creek and from Split Rock to the dam.  Rainbows are being caught from shore at Departure Point and Gates of the Mountains while using worms or Power Bait. Perch fishing is good around Cottonwood Creek, the Sleeping Giant and the clay banks while using jigs and worms in 25 to 35 feet of water.  A few walleye are being caught while fishing for perch.Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena