Georgetown Lake, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Georgetown Lake, Montana Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish damsels during the day, and calibaetis and caddis in the evening for explosive topwater action! Also, the water is warming up during the heat of the day. Keep those fish wet and make sure they're fully revived before releasing.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Georgetown Lake is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Blackfoot River Outfitters
Blue Damsel Lodge

Water flow: N/A

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 68 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Morning and evening

Best stretch: The whole lake is good!

Best access point: Grassy Point, Stuart Mil Bay

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Midges have been hatching by the billions but are very small. Damselflies, Calibaetis, and Caddis in size 12-16.

Fish species: Rainbow and Brook Trout, Kokanee Salmon

Fishing season: The entire lake is open.

Nearest airport: Missoula International Airport (MSO)

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

Fly fishing is an excellent way to enjoy Georgetown Lake.

7-Day Forecast

Water temperatures are in the high 60's during different times of the day. Take care of the fish while releasing. Fishing will be good early and late.

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