Montana Fishing Reports – 5/24/14
By Kamp Cook

Posted: May 24, 2014

Looking to get out and enjoy your long Memorial Day weekend? Find out the best places to catch fish, with the latest fishing reports from around the Treasure State.

May 24th Summaries
Bobby Culp Montana Outdoor Radio Show Contributor reports says the walleye bite is on at CanyonFerryLake.
Brett French Outdoor editor of the Billings Gazette says Canyon Ferry’s water levels wasn’t quite enough to allow access to all the ramps, but if you get out on the water the fishing is great.
Bob Park Manager for Tongue RiverState Park and Rosebud Battlefield says the croppie bite is starting to pick up. Folks running them in 6 inches up to 12 inches and been limiting out.
Chancy at Snappy’s says the kokannee action is hot with lots of reports out of Middle Thompson, AshleyLake, and BitterrootLake.
Dale from Don’s in Lewistown says the fishing is hot and Spring Creek has a good steady blue wing hatch for rainbows going on.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says the water levels are rising on Tiber and fishing below the dam is a good place to go below the spillway.
John Harris from Lakeside Resort in Trout Creek says the Bass Masters tournament last week end was very successful.
Leonard from Robert’s Bait and Tackle says Francis, Tiber, and Fresno have a really good walleye bite going on right now, but Holter is a bit slow with the run off cooling down the water temperatures.
Linda at Rock Creek Marina says fishing’s picking up & an area fisherman reported catching a 28 ½ inch walleye.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting says fishing on Ft Peck has been great and a 31 inch walleye was netted Friday. Anyone looking to book a Summer fishing trip call Kibler Outfitting at 406-557-2503.
Ron Aashiem says cautions us around the water with the rivers and streams running high. June 2
nd is the deadline for deer & elk B licenses, and antelope regular and B licenses. To get more information go online to
Ryan from Bob Wards says in Helena Canyon Ferry lake is very low, and it’s best to stop into the Silos to find the best place to put in.  
Sharon from the Silo’s RV says fishing CanyonFerryLake is awesome. For more info call 406-266-3100.
Shawn Plakke Elk Hunting Guru reports on his successful Bear hunt last week.
Shelby from Rocky Mountain Supply in Dillon says the Big Hole is still running high but is fishing okay. Beaverhead is doing well and Clark Canyon Reservoir is doing phenomenal trolling for trout.
Tammy from Northwest Sports in Eureka says the creeks and rivers are running high so if you find a quite bend with cover, try dragging a big fly over the top to pull in area trout.
Todd Young Co-Chair of the MT Walleye Governors Cup reports from Glasgow, You can still register for the Walleye Governor’s Cup Tournament at to print the form out or call Glasgow Camber of Commerce at 406-228-2222.
Woody from Woody’s Lures in Townsend says the lakes are awesome.

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