Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 5.28.19
By angelamontana

Posted: May 28, 2019

Canyon Ferry:  Shore fishing for rainbow trout has been best from mid-reservoir to the dam fly fishing with a leech or bead head nymph or using a jig tipped with a worm.  Boat anglers are catching rainbows mid-reservoir to the dam trolling Rock n Rolls, cranks or lures. Walleye and  a few perch are being caught throughout the reservoir in 17 to 25 feet of water on jigs or worm harnesses.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  A few rainbows are being caught from shore at Riverside while using marshmallows or drifting jigs with a worm.  Rainbow fishing is fair while trolling cowbells or rapalas around the Causeway and York Bridge.  Walleye are being caught in Lake Helena on crankbaits or bottom bouncers.  An occasional perch is being caught there as well.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Rainbow fishing from shore is good around Gates of the Mountains while using flies, worms or marshmallows.  Boat anglers are finding rainbows while trolling dark colored crankbaits in the lower reservoir around Split Rock and the clay banks.  Walleye and perch fishing are slow with a few perch being caught around Cottonwood Creek.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena