Georgetown Lake, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Georgetown Lake, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Get out the ice fishing gear if you're heading this way. Should be a good season this winter.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Georgetown Lake is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Blackfoot River Outfitters

Water flow: Not applicable

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 41 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mid morning on into the late afternoon is best.

Best stretch: The entire lake is fishing just starting to freeze.......been very cold up here (-16 last two nights) Once ice is solid, fishing should be quite good thur winter.

Best access point: Numerous access around the lake.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Rainbow, brooks, kokane

Fishing season: The lake is frozen now

Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)

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Georgetown Lake Description

Georgetown Lake is Montana’s premier flatwater fishery. Rimmed by the Pintler Mountains, it’s also among the state’s most beautiful. But the real attraction is rainbow trout in the 16"- 26" range. Yes, we said 26" rainbows. As if these giant rainbows weren’t enough – there are numbers of brook trout over 16” and many exceeding 20”! You don’t need to travel to Labrador to see fish like this – they live here ...

Techniques & Tips

Jigging. Bring your sun screen - very bright on many days.

7-Day Forecast

Cold. Our shop, Flint Creek Outdoors, in Philipsburg, is closed for the season starting Saturday, October 4th. For the most up to date fishing reports, please call our fly shop in Missoula at 406.542.7411. We are open 9am - 6pm M-F, 9am - 5pm Saturdays, closed Sundays.

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