Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 1.13.14

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Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised that conditions can change daily so please call the contact person in the area you are planning on fishing for current daily information.  Weather is changing constantly and some days wind and snow can be a big factor.Ice conditions are dangerous so be very aware of what […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 10.28.13

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*NOTE: This is the FINAL fishing report for the following Helena area waters for the season. Winter fishing reports will resume approximately January 1st Canyon Ferry: Rainbow trout continue to be caught from shore using worms, spoons or crankbaits. A few walleye are being caught throughout the reservoir using crankbaits or jigs (green, yellow or […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report – 6.24.13

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Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout anglers have gone into hiding as the walleye bite picks up throughout the reservoir.  A few trout anglers are catching fish near the Dam, around Cemetery Island and mid reservoir either trolling attractors tipped with worms or using worms or spoons from shore.  The walleye bite has been good when conditions […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 6.17.13

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(photo courtesy of fieldandstream.com)   Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised that conditions can change daily so please call the contact person in the area you are planning on FISHING for current daily information.  Weather is changing and some days wind can be a big factor. Keep an eye on the weather while […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 6.10.13

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(photo courtesy of pikeflyfishingarticles.blogspot.com)   (Report compiled by Carol Henckel) Please be advised that conditions can change daily so please call the contact person in the area you are planning on FISHING for current daily information. Weather is changing and some days wind can be a big factor. Keep an eye on the weather while you are […]

Bozeman/Butte Recreation Report by Bob Ward and Sons – 6.7.13

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(photo courtesy of dixonadventures.com)   Bozeman Rec Report  Please use caution in the rivers as some may be running high and fast. Don’t forget to “Inspect. Clean. And Dry.” your boats and trailers to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. Upper Madison River waters have been fairly clear and slower moving than some of […]

Butte and Bozeman Recreation Report by Bob Ward and Sons – 5.17.13

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(photo courtesy of littlejuniata.com)   Butte Rec Report The upper Wise river is running lower than last week and fishing is fair but watch out for area wildfires. The Wise River and Big Hole are copper to chocolate depending on your access point and plenty of water is flowing. Large Double Body Epoxy Black Ants […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 5.13.13

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(photo courtesy of itsnature.com)   Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised that conditions can change daily so please call the contact person in the area you are planning on FISHING for current daily information. Weather is changing and some days wind can be a big factor. Keep an eye on the weather while you are […]

Butte/Bozeman Recreation Report by Bob Ward and Sons – 5.3.13

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(photo courtesy of bozemannet.com)   Butte Delmoe Reservoir was good fishing this past week from the bank. Orange Garlic marshmallow and night crawlers worked well on the cutthroat trout. Spinners were working well on the north shoreline near the stream entrance. The Ruby Reservoir has been good to excellent fishing for small rainbow trout using […]

Eastern Montana Fishing Report for the Week of 4.29.13

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(photo courtesy of montanaangler.com)     (Report compiled by Carol Henckel) Please be advised that conditions can change daily so please call the contact person in the area you are planning on FISHING for current daily information. Weather is changing and some days wind can be a big factor. Keep an eye on the weather while you […]

Despite Colder Temps, there are some Excellent Fishing Reports: Captain’s Column

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(photo courtesy of AngelaMontana)   Finally warmer spring weather has moved into Western Montana. It is not exactly a heat wave but compared with what we have been experiencing lately with snow showers, cold winds and below freezing temperatures, it is nice to see higher daytime temperatures. Despite the colder weather I have received some […]

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 4.22.13

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(photo courtesy of kingsailfishmounts.com)   Canyon Ferry: Rainbow trout are cruising north end shorelines and fishing has been fair throughout the reservoir. Shoreline anglers are doing well at traditional access points using worms, spawn sacks or various bead head nymph patterns. Inclement weather has kept most boat anglers at bay and there has been no report […]

Elk Traffic Jam and Bear Attacks, What a Week! Here is Your MORS Weekly Wrap Up

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Spring is slow to arrive around Montana and with every promising sunny warm day comes a two to three day stretch of snow flurries and overcast skies. But as true outdoorsmen, a little unpredictable weather doesn’t stop us from enjoying what we love. Anglers are hoping for a bit warmer weather to enhance  conditions but […]

EASTERN MONTANA FISHING REPORT FOR THE WEEK OF 4/15/13

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(photo courtesy of montana-wild.com) Report compiled by Carol Henckel Please be advised that conditions can change daily so please call the contact person in the area you are planning on FISHING for current daily information. Weather is changing and some days wind can be a big factor. Keep an eye on the weather while you […]

Northwest and North Central Montana Fishing Report

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(photo courtesy of libbymt.com) Chancy from Snappy’s Chancy at Snappy’s says the ice is all gone. Hubbard Reservoir been producing rainbows and kokannee. Most guys trout fishing from the shore bait fishing. Beaver Chain Lakes kind of the same thing, bait fishing off the shore out of Whitefish about 10 miles. Murray Lake, Beaver Lake, […]

Helena Area Recreation Report by Bob Ward & Sons – 4.12.13

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(photo courtesy of montanariveroutfitters.com) It’s all about fishing! Below Houser dam the fishing is excellent right now. Mid-afternoons are a great time to go walleye fishing, we’ve gotten reports of non-stop bites during a 1-2 hour window in the mid afternoon. Not a bad dinner for a couple hours of fishing. The Missouri river is […]

Fishing Report by Todd Young of the Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament – 4.12.13

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(photo courtesy of visitmt.com) The Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament, part of the Fort Peck Lake Championship Series, is “northeast Montana’s premier walleye fishing tournament held in beautiful Fort Peck, Montana.”  The date for the 26th Annual Governor’s Cup is set for July 11th – 13th, with the entry fee for each two-person team being […]