Other Waters

May 22, 2020

Fishing Conditions

May 22, 2020

Beaverhead- Fishing well and have great reports stripping buggers and nymphing worms and small mayflies.  

Bitterroot/Clark Fork/Rock Creek- The Bitterroot and Clark fork are big and dirty. Reports from Rock Creek are getting back to us that there is still some clarity to be had up high, but not too much. 

Canyon Ferry - Stripping a leech around the North end has resulted in some fat rainbows hitting the net. The North end has better clarity as there is lots of muddy water pumping in the south end.

Hauser/Holter - Fishing has been good. 

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

Hyalite- The lake is mostly iced off. The creek is flowing strong but fish are eating nymphs and a few are taking an Adams on the surface.

Cliff and Wade - Fishing is starting to get good over here stripping leeches and buggers.  

Quake Lake - Ice is off and the boat ramp is open for use. A lot of fish are moving out of the lake to spawn.

Clark Canyon - No reports yet

Hebgen- A good number of boats have begun fishing the north shores and arms. Best fishing is sub-surface still, the weather hasn't started hatches yet. 

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 but they aren't water skiing just yet.

Ennis Lake- It shouldn't be long until we start to see some gulpers on the surface. Check the wind out here before you go. 

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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