Montana Fishing Reports

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Recent Activity in Montana

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  1. Northern Pike with a Hawken Simon Wobbler Spoon

  2. Tough day

    Smallmouth Bass with a tube

  3. Crazy craw

    Smallmouth Bass with a tube

    1. Scott Sexton 0
      Need open water -2 here and have a national tournament in 4 weeks in Missouri...need to knock the rust off
    2. nice pair bro
    3. Dylan Williams 0
      Hell of a catch!
    4. Scott Sorrell 0
      Couple of nice Smallies
    5. Derek Stitt 0
      Nice Smallies!!
    6. Scott Sexton 0
      Old photo that wife put on here
    7. Nice Smallies Scott👍🏻
    8. MK4 . 0
      Short sleeves and shorts in Montana in February
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  4. It's been a while but I finally caught a fish! Prolly cuz I finally painted my nails! Lol 💅🏼 My first Montana Bow!! 😁

    Rainbow Trout with a Dry Fly

    1. Thompson Falls and up the Kootenai to the Libby Dam.
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      AWWW Miss you too.. LMAO.
    3. When we get set up we'll go.:)
    4. Elisa T 0
      I missed y'all!! Morris I'm gonna have to come visit you then! Lol
    5. Noah Shapiro 0
      Long time no see Elisa
    6. Roger Parker 0
      Awesome catch,, I love Montana fishing!! Nice to see you back...
    7. Jimbo Harwood 0
      GREAT NAILS.. AND FISH.. LMAO..
    8. Robert Coleman 0
      We've missed you! Glad to see you back on the water. Congrats on your first Montana Rainbow. Of course it was the nails! Cuz they match the cap!😁 👍👍👍👍
    9. Welcome to my favorite state Elisa!!! Future summer home. Nice bow and Nails as usual:)
    10. Elisa T 0
      Lol yeah...my lack of fishing and ability to catch em lately has been pretty sad. 😅
    11. john stimson 0
      she s back good catch
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  5. trolling cranks st 3.5 mph off slide areas

    4 lb. 22 in. Walleye with a shad rap

  6. My wife loves to fish

    Brown Trout with a Rapala with Pro Cure Super Trout gel

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice brown! Love fishing Hebgen. Having Montana withdrawals...:))
    2. Noah Shapiro 0
      Wow that's a beaut
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  7. Details: 21 in. Lake Trout with a 3/4 Oz Yellow with Red Spots Panther Martin- Silver Blade

    21" LAKE TROUT, Trolling 60 feet line using a 2 Oz Bottom Bouncer rig, 3/4 Oz Yellow with Red Spots Panther Martin- Silver Blade , 2.4 MPH TROLLING SPEED.

    1. Bill Parson 0
      My Wife and I have better Luck at Tally than Fly's, Ashley, Little Bitter Root, etc. in the Kalispell area. Best performer for us has been Yellow Panther Martins ...more with either silver or gold blades and Red species. Blade color seems to be "Try silver or gold blades" and see what they want that day. Smallest size gets more hits (Salmon and Trout), next size up seems to get larger size trout; rarely Salmon. We also have success with either yellow or pink 2.5 to 3" spoons; but they twist the heck out of your line. All of this is trolling at idle (Suzuki 15 HP on a 12ft aluminum boat) along the Western and Southern Shore banks, 15 to 20 foot from shore on out to a hundred feet from shore. Depths of 8 feet to 30 feet are best producers. The easterly and Northern shores have been poor performers for us. Most fish are in the Creek outflow, but they seem to be 30 to 90 feet deep! Currently Tally is very turbid and High Water due to snow melt so we have not been fishing it yet. Come late June & early June performance drops off and you have to get out early when sun is just cresting the mountains to avoid heat and direct sun when the fish sea to drop to deer water. The underwater peninsula points, and area of down trees are good producers as they provide cover and small bait fish for feed.
    2. Kregg Dickerson 0
      How is Tally for fishing never put any energy in it. . close to home with a nice campground. would be nice to go for a few days and catch a few.

      Thanks,

      Kregg
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  8. Details: Mottled Sculpin

    So @TennesseeTroutboy named the species of fish in my last pic and heres another look of him. No its not a Northern Hog Sucker but a Sculpin. They're fish that ...more are located with in the same ecosystems as trout plus are also known to be part of a trouts diet. This is the first one I've ever caught, caught him in front of a tree that got washed down stream. Looks like this trees housing some variety

    1. Caleb Klitzke 0
      There also called a goby
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      of fish with in its branches ;)
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  9. Details: Longnose Gar with a raw, peeled shrimp

    this is a 24 inch long nose gar!

    1. Laine Dillard 0
      That's either a spot shortnose or a baby gator

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