June fishing report from the Macman

Warm weather keeping fish active

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Flathead River fishable. Moiese slough, Buffalo Rapids catching trout and smallies. Great places to fly fish.
Sloan's Bridge to little Bitterroot River for Pike just before the little Bitterroot before you hit the other side of it there are Brown Trout.

Bass in just about any rocky areas including off docks, Narrows area 40 to 60 feet Lake Trout.
West side of Polson Bay, Big arm and Elmo points.
Pablo Reservoir Perch, bullheads, crappie and large mouth bass.
West side of Melita Island on Flathead Lake, fish either side of the channel in 40 feet of water, catch lake trout using silver spoons in this case.
City docks in Polson, fish in 9-12 feet. water warm; catch perch, small mouth bass, pike and some bait fish. Use a bottom weight with two hooks, fuzz bugs with a nightcrawler for perch
Kicking Horse Reservoir. Large mouth bass are aggressive so good fishing there. Also, pike.
Shore fishing Flathead Lake -- West end of the Polson bridge upstream for small mouth and a possible cutthroat.
Elmo docks= throw spinners off Elmo docks, perch setups also.
Lake Mary Ronan= Salmon and perch.
West of Finley Point=trolling and jigging, catching Lake Trout using a whole fish 40 to 60 feet.
West of Melita Island = either side of the channel in 40 feet of water for lake trout using silver Silver spoons in this case.
Mission Reservoir = brook trout, catch and release cut throat and rainbow.
Crow Creek= cut throat, (catch and release) and brook trout.
Ninepipe= Bass
Fishing access added on 6/28
South side of Elmo Bay Boat Ramp. Perch but they are small. Lake trout
Big Arm Lake Trout 40 to 60 feet
East side of Polson Bay are Perch in 5 to 12 Feet of Water.
North east of Bird Island 180-to 230 feet for Lake Trout
Use sensitive rods like Ugly Stick Elites ultra light and light and braided line. Monofilament stretches and does not jig well. Use a few turns of monofilament before you put braided line onto your reel as the braided line is so slippery without the “anchor” it will spin off your reel.

— Good fishing, The Macman

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