Where to Fish Helena Valley Regulating Reservoir


No gasoline motors; public drinking water supply; no dogs off leash. Hunting and/or discharge of weapons for big game and upland birds is allowed during specified hunting seasons. With the opening of general waterfowl season, the reservoir is then closed to ALL hunting (waterfowl, big game and upland birds).

Special Notices & Closures 

Fishing report for the week of 03/25/2019

Kokanee action is picking up with some being caught while using jigs and maggots or corn in 25 to 35 feet of water. A few small perch are being caught just off the bottom in 15 to 25 feet of water throughout the reservoir. There is 14 to 18 inches of ice with slush on top.

Size 553.05 acres
Elevation 3798.24 ft.
Directions 8 miles northeast of Helena on York Road.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 10N 2W 9
Latitude/Longitude 46.63957 -111.87014
FWP Region Region 4 
County Lewis & Clark
Fishing District Central
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Year Species Abbrv Length Weight M/C Count Sex Mort Hook Scar Disease Scales Otolith Fin Clip Tag Comment Genetics Age Stomach Intercept Slope Gear Equipment Trip Date Pass/Run Water Section Lat/Down Lon/Down Lat/Up Lon/Up