Other Waters

September 14, 2021

Fishing Conditions

September 14, 2021

Beaverhead- Water is low over here, and visibility has been hit or miss.  As fall temps continue this could shape up, sowbugs, worms and streamers are your best options. 

Canyon Ferry -  Carp fishing has been red hot. If you head out to Canyon Ferry looking for carp try the classics like bonefish flies or crayfish patterns. If you are looking for trout, walleye or perch, the fishing has been pretty tough as the fish are now in the deepests part of the lake looking for cooler water temperatures.

Hauser/Holter -  Try stripping leeches, scuds, and chironomids.

Hyalite- The lake and the creek are both fishing very good. If you are headed to the lake, try a balanced leech under an indicator or a purple para wulff with a dropper underneath. If you are fishing the creek, a dry dropper has been the most productive. 

Cliff and Wade - The lakes have reopened from a fire closure, but be sure to double check closures if you head out this way.  Be looking for damselflies, gulpers, and alder flies/caddis.   

Quake Lake - Quake lake has been fishing okay. Stripping leeches and small streamers has been productive, just be prepared to lose some flies as there is a ton of debris in the water. Dry fly fishing has picked up a little bit too. Try a callibaetis or a spruce moth on top.

Hebgen- If you head this way try a callibaetis, a damselfly nymph, or an alder fly/caddis. 

Harrison Lake - Look for fish to be off the shallow points and near the weed beds.  Callibaetis are everywhere right now.  Watch for high winds!

Ennis Lake- Watch for wind out this way. Fishing has been tougher out this way as this is a shallow lake and the water is heating up considerably.

Ponds Around Town - A great place to take the kids to catch a few bluegill and maybe even a rainbow. 

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