Canyon Ferry Walleye Festival Kicks Off and More: MORS Weekly Wrap Up
By Matt Schauer

Posted: June 24, 2012

This week, The Captain broadcasted live from the waters of Canyon Ferry Reservoir at the Canyon Ferry Walleye Festival.  If you missed the show, check out the Weekly Audio Reports to get up-to-date on the latest fishing news. The annual walleye tournament attracts 150 two – angler teams that will compete for a $10,000 first-place cash prize.  Dan Spence and Tianna Workman are in the lead.  They caught 5 fish, with a weight of 30.82 pounds. They also caught the biggest walleye of the day, a huge 15.08 pound fish, that netted them some $1420 for the biggest walleye. To see day one Tourny Tracker results, click here.

Montana has a new Fishing Reports Page.  Be sure to stop by to find fly fishing and lake fishing reports from across the state.  Also, stay current with your area river’s streamflow from our Water Data Page.  

The Macman shares his insight on fishing for bait fish near Polson.  He landed some nice perch in the process and you can read his story here.  Also, if your looking to escape the crowds, check out Three Places to Catch Big Fish with Low Traffic When Montana Lake Fishing.

The Twisted Tea “Hot Fishing Spot of the Week” is Canyon Ferry Reservoir where the walleye festival and bite is ON.  Of the 462 walleyes weighed – 114 were over 16 inches.  Canyon Ferry maybe nice a place for a walleye fishing trip this summer.

Also a big congratulations goes out to Joyce Vetter, of Hilger, MT and Gary Thompson, of Florence, MT! They were the latest winners on the Kendall Four Seasons Subaru statewide trivia that we do twice every Saturday morning on the Montana Outdoor Radio Show. Read listen and win with the Montana Outdoor Radio Show and

The weather looks excellent for the upcoming week.  Be sure to get out and enjoy these first few beautiful days of summer.


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