Other Waters

October 12, 2020

Fishing Conditions

October 12, 2020

Beaverhead- Fishing has slowed down as terrestrial season winds down. The moss is very bad and throwing anything other than a dry will result in a moss salad. 

Bitterroot/Clark Fork/Rock Creek-  Hopper-droppers and October Caddis, with some BWO nymphs. 

Canyon Ferry - Stripping a leech around the North end has resulted in some fat rainbows hitting the net. The Carp game has also been a hot one lately! 

Hauser/Holter - Fishing has been good. 

Dailey Lake- If the "w" stays relatively calm this can be a good option. Leeches and smaller streamers stripped over weed beds can be very productive. 

Hyalite- Fish are eating nymphs and a few are taking an Adams on the surface. On hot afternoons its not a bad idea to run a hopper dropper rig. The lake is fishing well with leech patterns.

Cliff and Wade - Fishing is starting to get good over here stripping leeches and buggers. Damselflies are the hot ticket. 

Quake Lake - Good reports lately with leeches and caddis action in the evening.

Clark Canyon - No reports yet

Hebgen- A good number of boats are fishing the north shores and arms. Callibeatis and Damselflies are the name of the game right now. 

Harrison Lake - There has been fish feeding in the weed beds in some shallower spots. The big powerboats have started using the lake as well so keep an eye out.

Ennis Lake- Callibeatis are bringing the gulpers out. Watch out for the afternoon winds. These fish are big and spooky, makes your casts count. 

Ponds Around Town - These have been popular spots over the last month. Jigging a leech over a weed bed should draw attention. 


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