Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 4.25.22
By angelamontana

Posted: April 25, 2022

Canyon Ferry:  The rainbow trout bite continues to provide action on the north end as fish are cruising the shorelines.  Rainbows are being caught from shore at the Outhouse rock bar, Shannon and Chinamen’s using black leech flies, bead head nymphs, worms or egg sacks.  Fishing has been slow on the south end of the reservoir with a few rainbows being caught around the Silos and Duck Creek.  Some boats are getting out and launching at Broadwater Bay, Goose Bay, Duck Creek and Chinamen’s.  Walleye and perch fishing are slow.  Troy Humphrey, FWP, Helena

Hauser:  Rainbow action continues to be great near the shorelines at York Bridge, the Causeway and Riverside campground area. Egg and leech pattern flies Power Bait, night crawlers or spawn sacks are working well. Boaters trolling crankbaits out from Black Sandy are also picking up a few rainbows. Lake Helena has been slow and not many perch or walleye are being picked up yet.  Chris Hurley, FWP, Helena

Holter:  Lots of nice rainbows continue to be picked up near the shorelines at Gates of the Mountains, the BLM boat ramp, Log Gulch boat ramp and Departure Point. Using egg or leech pattern flies as well as Power Bait, night crawlers or spawn sacks has been working well. Not many walleye or perch are showing up yet.  Chris Hurley, FWP, Helena