Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 5/9/15
By Kamp Cook

Posted: May 9, 2015

It is going to be a great weekend to take mom outside. No matter where you live in the Treasure State, hear all the latest hunting and fishing reports from around the state. Courtesy of our corespondents from around Montana.

May 9th Summaries
Bill from Bob Wards says in the Hamilton areas beware bears and bear hunters and dress appropriately. In the Missoula area Flathead Lake is doing really well.
Bill from Rock Creek Marina says walleye fishing’s picking up.
Brett French Outdoor Editor of the Billings Gazette says it’s been wet in Eastern Washington with it looking like a little bit of Winter is still lingering around, and he describes his weekly article at
Dustin Bretz of Bretz RV & Marine describes their their Customer Appreciation Days going on in Billings.
Camp Cook reports from the field and offers this weeks opportunity of the week with the Captain.
Chancy at Snappy’s says the rivers and streams are opening up next weekend and says the time to get ready is upon us.
Dale from Don’s in Lewistown says there’s fish being caught and Spring Creek & Ackley lake are producing.
Dallas at Highline Cleaners in Chester says folks have seen success on walleye, but Northerns have been a bit slow.
Dustin Bretz of Bretz RV & Marine in Billings talks shop and their customer appreciation days in Billings.
Jim from Westside Sports in Malta says area fishing has starting picking up
John at Lakeside Resort in trout Creek says Noxon Rapids Reservoir has smooth waters and great bass fishing
Kiel from the Rocky Mountain Supply is taking up the reins and reports from Dillon.
Leonard from Roberts Bait and Tackle says paddlefish is doing well, and Holter is getting those big perch and quite a bit of trout as well.
Mary Beth Kibler of Kibler Outfitting is looking forward to some Summer fishing, and anyone looking to book a Summer fishing trip call Kibler Outfitting at 406-557-2503.
Mike Markum of the Stone Fly Fly Shop in
 Butte talks shop and gives tips for area rivers.
Ron Aashiem of the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reminds us black bear season is closing the 15th of May, for more information go
Ryan from Bob Wards says in Helena Canyon Ferry Lake trout fishing has been good especially around the North end of the lake. In the Bozeman area fishing the Madi has had success, with the run off from Ennis, and in Butte the Bighole and Beaverhead River are the places to be fishing.