Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report for the Week of 10.6.14
By angelamontana

Posted: October 6, 2014
Canyon Ferry:  Rainbows are being caught around the Silos, Duck Creek and mid-reservoir using cowbells or other attractors, tipped with worms, at 10 to 20 feet deep.  Shoreline anglers are catching rainbows using worms and/or marshmallows, especially at Magpie Bay.  A few walleye are being caught throughout the south end and mid-reservoir areas using worm harnesses, crankbaits or jigs.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena
Hauser:  Rainbow fishing is very good in the Causeway and between Lakeside and Spokane Bay. Trolling cowbells or crankbaits has produced the best action.  Shore anglers are catching rainbows at the Causeway Bridge on Powerbait, marshmallows or worms.  A few walleye are being caught at the Causeway Bridge and around the El Dorado tailings on jigs tipped with a worm. Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena
Holter:  Rainbow fishing is very good from Split Rock to Holter Dam while trolling cowbells or perch colored crankbaits.  Rainbows are being caught from shore while using worms at Gates of the Mountains and Departure Point.  Perch are being caught in 15 to 25 feet of water around Cottonwood Creek and the clay banks in the lower reservoir;   A few walleye are mixed in with the schools of perch.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena
Helena Valley Regulating Reservoir:  The snagging season for Kokanee Salmon opened on September 1st and will run through October 31st.  Limits are 35 salmon daily with 70 in possession.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena
(Report by Adam Strainer & Troy Humphrey – Montana FWP)


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