The unusually warm weather this week has softened the ice around Montana, but ever-adapting anglers have figured out ways to get out and fish. The Captain was out fishing in open water earlier this week! He gathered current conditions on the Montana Outdoor Radio Show Saturday:
January 25th Fishing Conditions and Summaries
Bill Brown at Bob Wards says the ice is still thick on Brown’s Lake, and in Hamilton using your fish finder to find the schools in the water can help see the fish better. Clayton with the 2014 Montana Pike Masters Banquet is February 1st, tickets are still available 406-855-7236 Chancy at Snappy’s says there is the Thompson Chain of Lakes Derby going on. The 2014 Perch Assault started this weekend on Smith Lake. Dale from Don’s in Lewistown says the ice is still good on Nelson and the fishing has been steady. Leonard from Robert’s Bait and Tackle says we’re losing the ice. The Willow Creek Derby is a shore fishing on open water. Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says Hell Creek Marina is not safe to be on the main lake. Shelby says the Clark Canyon Derby was cancelled because of the ice is not safe. Tammy from Northwest Sports in Eureka says area fisherman are reporting perch on Slim Lake.Woody from Woody’s Lures in Townsend says White Sulphur Springs area water is still frozen.
If you have been out enjoying the nice weather and missed checking our website, don’t worry! We have links to all the best stories from www.montanaoutdoor.com right here:
The Macman Dubs Pablo Reservoir the “Hottest Perch Fishery in Western Montana.“…see why here
Muleys May Not Have Wings, but Some of Them Sure Can Fly…See video here
Captain and the Crew Went Fishing on Montana Open Water in January!…read more here
Unusual See-Through Creature Found by New Zealand Fisherman…see photo here
We had a great show Saturday, if you missed it you can listen to it by clicking here. Congratulations to this weeks trivia winners on the show! Keep listening for your chance to win just like Matt Orantia of Bozeman, and Kaleb Phillips of Inverness Montana. Francis Hon Sharuk from Butte, who was our Montana Club gift card winner!