Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 8.4.14

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Canyon Ferry:  Some rainbow trout are being caught near the Dam, around Cemetery Island and mid reservoir trolling attractors/flashers, tipped with worms, or using worms from shore.  The walleye bite has been excellent with continued consistent weather patterns and warmer water temperatures. Fish the south end of the reservoir by trolling worm harnesses (with worms or […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 7.28.14

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Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout are being caught near the Dam, around Cemetery Island and mid reservoir trolling attractors/flashers, tipped with worms, or using worms from shore.  The walleye bite continues to be excellent with continued consistent weather patterns and warmer water temperatures. Fish the south end of the reservoir by trolling worm harnesses (with worms or […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 7.21.14

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Canyon Ferry:  A few rainbow trout continue to be caught near the Dam, around Cemetery Island and mid reservoir trolling attractors, tipped with worms, or using worms from shore.  The walleye bite has been very good with consistent weather patterns and warmer water temperatures. Fish the south end of the reservoir by trolling worm harnesses, cranks or […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 6.23.14

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Canyon Ferry:  Anglers are catching rainbow trout throughout the reservoir. Shoreline anglers are catching fish, primarily using worms, spawn or spoons, at east shore and south end access points. Boat anglers are catching some rainbows trolling cowbells tipped with worms in 5 to 30 feet of water. The walleye has been excellent mid reservoir and good […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 6.9.14

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Canyon Ferry:  The rainbow trout bite has been consistent throughout the reservoir. Shoreline anglers continue to have success at traditional access points using worms, spawn or Powerbait. Boat anglers are catching some rainbows trolling cowbells tipped with worms in 5 to 20 feet of water. The walleye bite is heating up mid reservoir and throughout the […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 6.2.14

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Canyon Ferry:  The rainbow trout bite has slowed. Shoreline anglers are having some success using worms, Powerbait or while fly fishing with nymphs.  Boat anglers are catching a few rainbows on the north end of the reservoir trolling cowbells tipped with worms. Walleye are on the bite and anglers are doing well on the south end […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 5.26.14

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Canyon Ferry:  The rainbow trout bite has been good, especially on the north end of the reservoir. Shoreline anglers are having success at traditional access points using worms, spawn, Powerbait or while fly fishing with nymphs.  Boat anglers are catching some rainbows on the north end of the reservoir while fly fishing near shore or trolling […]

Guaranteed Fish-Catching at Holter with the Captain & Matt Mackinaw

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It was Gauranteed lure day with the Captsin on a Holter Reservoir. Matt Mackinaw joined the the Captain for a fun day of fishing. The old fishing buddies decided it was a good day to fish with the MORS famous Guaranteed Lures that are GUARANTEED to catch fish! Not to their surprise, they ALL worked. The […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 5.12.14

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Canyon Ferry:  The rainbow trout bite continues to be consistent throughout the reservoir, especially on the north end. Shoreline anglers are having success at traditional access points using worms, spawn, Powerbait or while fly fishing with various nymph patterns.  Boat anglers are catching some fish on the north end of the reservoir while fly fishing near […]

Two Good Days of Fishing for Two Good Fishermen

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While the Captain was fishing Holter this week, he met two fellow anglers, Allen Hay and Vance Ventresca.  These fishermen were on a two-day fishing trip and knew how to get what they were after! The first day, Allen and Vance hit the Missouri near Gates of the Mountains and caught about 11 fish.  They basically used steelhead fishing techniques, […]

Reeling Em In at Holter with The Captain and Crew

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Salmon Steve caught a couple of nice rainbows fishing with the Captain on Holter.  They caught and released 35 trout today and one walleye below Holter Dam this evening, fishing with Jim Johnson from Lincoln.  Fish bit on about everything, especially the fire tiger syclops and the green needle fish, as well the J-9 fire […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 3.10.14

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Anglers are reminded that ice conditions can be extremely variable on the reservoirs. Ice thickness can range from thick enough to support a vehicle to open water. Extreme caution should be used when accessing the ice. Canyon Ferry: Rainbow trout fishing has been good throughout the reservoir in less than 10 feet of water using […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 1.13.14

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Anglers are reminded that ice conditions can be extremely variable on the reservoirs. Ice thickness can range from thick enough to support safe access to open water. Extreme caution should be used when accessing the ice. Canyon Ferry: Rainbow trout are being caught primarily between Pond 4 and the Silos using jigs or ice flies […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 8.26.13

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Canyon Ferry: Fishing continues to be steady throughout the reservoir as summer winds down. Some rainbow trout are being caught mid-reservoir to the Dam trolling attractors, tipped with worms, at depths at or below 20 feet. Successful shoreline anglers are catching rainbows using worms or spoons. Walleye are being caught throughout the south end and […]

Captain & Crew Hit Holter – Hot Helena #Fishing

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I have always said, “When the fish are biting I can catch them”. So when I heard that the trout were biting on Holter Reservoir, I couldn’t wait to get over there and start fishing. Typically, the lakes over by Helena-Canyon Ferry, Hauser and Holter all become very good trout fisheries in September. Steve Hellegaard […]

Rainbow Trout Still Biting – Helena Montana Fishing Report

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Canyon Ferry Rainbow trout fishing continues to be good from Cemetery Island to White Earth trolling cranks (red, orange and green) or spoons (copper or silver) in 10 to 45 feet of water. Walleye fishing has been best early in the morning and late in the evening. Mid reservoir (Goose Bay to Confederate) to the […]

Improving Rainbow Fishing In the Helena Reservoirs Fishing Report

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Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout fishing has picked up throughout the reservoir.  Trolling cranks (silver, green and perch colored), spoons (hammered copper or silver) or cowbells has produced fish in 15 to 45 feet of water.  Walleye fishing continues to be best early in the morning and late in the evening.  The primary bite continues to […]

Good Walleye Fishing in the Helena Area Reservoirs Report

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Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout fishing has slowed throughout the reservoir.  Shoreline anglers are picking up a few fish near the dam using worms and/or marshmallows while boat anglers are picking up fish around Cemetery Island trolling cowbells tipped with worms. Walleye fishing has been good throughout the reservoir.  Trolling worm harnesses, tipped with leeches or […]

Walleye Fishing Is Picking Up in the Helena Area Reservoirs Report

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Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout fishing remains consistent throughout the reservoir.  Shoreline anglers are doing well reservoir-wide using worms and/or marshmallows or fly fishing gear.  Boat anglers are having success around Cemetery Island, Avalanche Bay and Goose Bay trolling cowbells or crank baits.  Walleye fishing is really picking up as water temperatures stabilize in the low […]