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Fishing Report For Helena

Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Flows are low and slow right around 150 cfs. Visibility is right around 2 feet. With the fall weather moving in sowbugs, worms, and streamers are producing fish.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
The Bitterroot is fishing well at the moment. On the cloudy days yellow streamers, BWOs and Mahoganies have been producing the most fish.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
BWOs Mahoganies and October Caddis are hatching in the afternoons. Fish are starting to get fairly aggressive with streamers. White/gold and olive/gold have been the best colors lately.
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Fair
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Flows are very low at the moment. Search for fish in the deeper holes with smaller streamer patterns.
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Fair
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Fishing has started to pick up with the cooler weather. Try a balanced leach if fly fishing. Spinners and spoons have also been picking up fish.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Walleye are still being caught along with an occasional perch. Silos, Duck Creek, Round Top and Confederate have the best action while trolling bottom bouncers with green/white or silver/white blades in 10 feet of water. Green and yellow crankbaits have
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Has been fishing well lately for rainbow and brown trout. Spoons and spinners have been working from shore and anglers have been doing quite well trolling cowbells.
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Fair
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Fishing has been tricky. On cloudy afternoons BWOs, Mahoganies, and October Caddis have been hatching very well. Streamer fishing has also been productive lately.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Whitefish are starting to move up into the river. Focus on deeper pools. 1/8 or ounce jigs tipped a plastic grub body has been the top producer.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Salmon are being picked up in the bays fairly consistently. Walleye fishing is starting to pick back up.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Georgetown has been fishing well lately. The Kokanee and Brooke trout are leading up to prime spawn time. try a balanced leach or caddis patterns. Or if spin fishing try marabou jigs or smaller spoon patterns.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Rainbow fishing has been awesome. Trolling Rapalas or cowbells and wedding ring combos tipped with crawlers in the Black Sandy area has been producing fish. Shore anglers are finding rainbows at Riverside and the Causeway Bridge while using Power Bait, cr
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Poor
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Weeds have overtaken most of the lake. Try floating jig heads with a leech or jigs with a curly tail on the east side of the lake.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Salmon Snagging has opened up on September 1st and will run until October 31st. Daily Kokanee limits are 35 per person daily and 70 in possession.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
fishing has been good lately for trout. Trolling wedding rings and Rapalas have been working well. Walleye fishing has been decent with trolling crawler harnesses or flicker shads. Perch are being picked up in the 10-25 FOW off of weed beds. Walleye are b
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Flows are around 900 cfs. Nymphs have been the way lately to hook up into fish. Rubber legs, Spanish bullets and pheasant tail jigs have been the best producers. Streamer fishing is also starting to pick up.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Flows are around 2800 cfs. Streamers have been the name of the game lately white has been the go to but olive has also been producing some nice fish. Nymphing has also been very productive lately with sow bugs, scuds and mayfly nymphs being the go to.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Is fishing well at the moment. BWOs and Mahoganies have been hatching in the afternoons. Streamer fishing is also starting to heat up.
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Good
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
Pike fishing has been doing good around weed beds or the edge of drop offs. With the weed die off happening start looking for hard cover and start fishing with larger baits
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About Sportsman's Warehouse Helena

Open since 2013, Sportsman’s Warehouse in Helena, MT is near Mount Helena, Sleeping Giant Mountain, and Gates of the Mountain. National gunsmithing services are now available! If you like elk, deer, and pronghorn antelope hunting, we’re here to get you all set up with everything you need. If fishing is more your speed, we have all of your tackle to catch the trout or walleye that you’re after. We also carry plenty of supplies for camping, hiking the Mount Helena trail system, backpacking, kayaking, and rafting. Our shop services are available to spool reels, replace fishing rod tips, mount and boresight rifle scopes, cut arrows, tune bows in our 10-yard archery lane, and anything covered by your Firearm Service Plan. Whether it’s a cold, snowy winter or a warm summer day, we’ve got the seasonal accessories to fit your outdoor adventure. While you’re in the area, be sure to check out local events like the Last Chance Stampede Rodeo. We’re happy to help point you to local hotspots like the Missouri River, Lake Helena, Holter Lake, Hauser Lake, Canyon Ferry Lake, and more!