Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 6.17.19
By angelamontana

Posted: June 17, 2019

Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout are being caught from shore near the Silos and throughout the north end of the reservoir on jigs tipped with worms. Walleye and a few yellow perch are being caught throughout the reservoir trolling worm harnesses, crankbaits, and slow death rigs in 12 to 25 feet of water. Walleye and perch are being caught from shore throughout the reservoir using jigs tipped with worms in 10 to 40 feet of water.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbows are being caught from shore at Riverside below Canyon Ferry Dam while drifting jigs with a worm. Rainbows are being caught around the El Dorado dredge piles while trolling cowbells.  Walleye are being caught at the Causeway Bridge and in the Causeway on perch colored rapalas or jigs with a leech.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Shore fishing for rainbows is slow.  Boat anglers are finding rainbows while trolling cowbells around the Oxbow Bend and from Split Rock to the dam.  Walleye are being caught on jigs and worms in the canyon in upper Holter around Mann Gulch and also in lower Holter around Indian Trail and the Boat Loft.  Perch fishing has picked up around Log Gulch and the docks at the boat ramps.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena