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Deputies to patrol Helena-area lakes this summer

Deputies to patrol Helena-area lakes this summer

HELENA — The Lewis and Clark County sheriff's office is more prepared to respond to emergencies on three major Helena-area lakes this summer

June 17, 2014 10:46 am Photos

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As summer heats up, so does danger on the water

As summer heats up, so does danger on the water

HAUSER LAKE — On a hot sunny weekend, Dave Loewen and Brenna White are sitting in an aluminum boat, watching people recreating on the water. They’ve been out only a few minutes when they spot a boat towing a Jet Ski, with a man on it who’s not wearing a life jacket.

July 28, 2013 9:00 am Photos

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Hunter dies in camp near Holter Lake

HELENA - A hunter died overnight at a hunting camp in the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area near Holter Lake, authorities said Friday.

November 09, 2012 1:38 pmLoading…
Crews responding to fires on Mount Helena and Beartooth Game Range

Crews responding to fires on Mount Helena and Beartooth Game Range

Firefighters are battling two blazes on opposite sides of Lewis and Clark County -- one on the south-east side of Mount Helena and the other on the Beartooth Game Range near Holter Lake.

August 21, 2012 7:35 pm Related Loading…

No homes burned in Holter Lake fire

HOLTER LAKE –Firefighters were taken by helicopter and boats to a blaze on the west shore of Holter Lake Thursday and Friday.

March 16, 2012 3:40 pmLoading…
Holter Lake house destroyed by fire, man burned

Holter Lake house destroyed by fire, man burned

HELENA - Lewis and Clark County officials say a 59-year-old Great Falls man suffered burns as he escaped a weekend fire that destroyed a house on the northern part of Holter Lake.

October 31, 2011 8:22 pm Related Loading…
Rainbow bite hot at Helena reservoirs

Rainbow bite hot at Helena reservoirs

The rainbow trout catch is on at Holter Reservoir on the Missouri River, yet most anglers know little about the fish they seek.

May 01, 2011 12:10 am Photos

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Helena-area fishing report: Ice thins but kokanee bite heats up at regulating reservoir

Canyon Ferry: Rainbow trout continue to be caught between the Silos and Pond 4, at Confederate and around Beaver Creek Bay. Fish are being caught throughout the day in 3 to 8 feet of water using ice flies and jigs tipped with worms or maggots. A few perch are on the bite out from Duck Creek …

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Helena-area fishing report: Trout fishing remains strong

Canyon Ferry: Rainbow trout fishing continues to be excellent between the Silos and Pond 4. Fish are being caught throughout the day, but the best continues to be early in the day. Black, green, brown, orange and purple jigs or ice flies are working best in 3 to 10 feet of water. A few perch…

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Helena-area ice fishing report: Rainbow fishing good near Silos

Canyon Ferry: Rainbow anglers are having continued success between Pond 4 and the Silos. The best bite has been early in the morning, but fish are being caught throughout the day. Black, yellow or green woolly buggers and ice flies, tipped with maggots or worms, seem to be the bait of choice…

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Helena-area fishing report: Bad ice, death prompts closure on Canyon Ferry

Canyon Ferry: One man died and two ice anglers' vehicles broke through the ice at Canyon Ferry Reservoir over the weekend, prompting the Broadwater County Sheriff's Office to issue a closure to all motorized travel on the lake due to unsafe ice conditions.

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Helena-area ice fishing report: Rainbow trout fishing remains strong

With the warm weather and wind, ice anglers need to be extra cautious when venturing out these days. With that in mind, here's Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Helena-area fishing report.

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Rainbow trout fishing remains good at Canyon Ferry, Hauser, Holter

Ice fishing for rainbow trout remains good at Helena-area reservoirs. Here's Fish, Wildlife and Park's report for the lakes:

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Helena-area ice fishing report: Rainbow trout action strong at Canyon Ferry, Hauser, Holter

Anglers are reminded that ice conditions can be extremely variable on reservoirs. Ice thickness can range from thick enough to support a vehicle to open water. Extreme caution should be used.

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FWP Helena-area ice fishing report: Rainbow action picks up on Canyon Ferry

Fish, Wildlife and Parks reminds anglers that ice conditions can be extremely variable on Montana's reservoirs. Extreme caution should be used when accessing the ice. Here is FWP's Helena-area fishing report:

January 27, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Helena-area reservoirs fishing report

Here's Fish, Wildlife and Park's weekly fishing report for the three Helena-area reservoirs.

October 18, 2010 10:03 amLoading…

Officials seek restrictions at Holter Lake

HELENA — Officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are considering restricting wake surfing and tubing in upper Holter Lake from the mouth of the canyon to the Gates of the Mountains.

November 28, 2009 11:25 pmLoading…

BLM to fix damaged campground near Holter Lake by next season

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management intends to spend nearly $100,000 for emergency stabilization at the Log Gulch Campground at Holter Lake, which was damaged by wildfire earlier this year.

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Holter Lake fire 75 percent contained

UPDATE: Fire officials say the Indian Trails fire near Holter Lake north of Helena is 75 percent contained and has burned about 4,400 acres, or 6.8 square miles.

September 14, 2009 7:00 am Related Loading…

Residents told to leave Holter Lake fire area

HOLTER LAKE - The Indian Trail fire grew by 1,000 acres to 3,400 acres Thursday, making it the largest fire in Montana so far this year.

September 10, 2009 11:30 pmLoading…

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