Flathead Area Fishing Report by Snappy’s Sport Senter 7.29.21
By angelamontana

Posted: July 29, 2021
Flathead Lake – Whitefish bite is picking up. Jigging around 40-60 ft using a variety of Whitefish jigs, come check out the selection!

Flathead River Sloughs – Good sized pike being caught using dead bait and Northland Spinners, along with a few panfish on small paddle tail jigs.

Flathead River – Flows are holding steady and the fish are looking up. Lots of trout to be caught using Panther Martins or Rooster Tails along with dry fly patterns.

McGregor Lake – Crawdad are plentiful! Come get your traps today, Smallmouth picking up along the shores as well.

Thompson Chain of Lakes – Remains a steady source for all sorts of species. Trolling wedding rings for salmon; spinners for pike; along with jigging for perch.

Lake Mary Ronan – Jigging for perch off Camp Tuffit with Hali Jigs and Sago Flapper Tails.

Swan Lake – Fishing for Pike has been slowing up but still some being caught in the reeds, along with jigging smaller lake trout off drops and points using white tube jigs.


​For Our Traveling Fisherman

Be aware that there are several closures and restrictions across the state on different river systems, make sure to check in with the Montana FWP website for updated information regarding Hoot Owl restrictions.