Canyon Ferry Walleye Festival

Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 6.26.18
By angelamontana

Posted: June 26, 2018

Canyon Ferry:  Rainbow trout are being caught from shore throughout the reservoir using spoons or worms.  No report from rainbow trout boat anglers. Walleye and yellow perch are being caught trolling throughout the south end and mid reservoir in 10 to 40 feet of water using worm harnesses tipped with worms or leeches. Walleye and perch are also being caught from shore throughout the reservoir in 10 to 25 feet of water using jigs (standard and floating) or slip bobber rigs tipped with worms or leeches.  Adam Strainer, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbows are being caught by boat anglers around York Bridge while trolling cowbells.  Rainbows are also being caught from shore at Riverside and the Causeway Bridge on jigs and worms or leeches.  Walleye are being caught at Riverside on jigs and also in the Causeway while trolling bottom bouncers.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Rainbow fishing is good while trolling cowbells around Black Beach, Split Rock and Juniper Bay.  Shore fishing for rainbows is slow.  Perch are being caught around Cottonwood Creek, Oxbow Bend and Split Rock while using a jig and worm in 10 to 20 feet of water. Walleye are being caught in these same areas while using perch colored crankbaits or bottom bouncers. Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

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