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Georgetown Lake

Updated 02/15/2019 at 6:29pm

Conditions At-a-glance


Weather Forecast

Our Report


BEST TECHNIQUES: The lake is iced over.

OUR TIPS OF THE WEEK:  The lake is iced over. Go ice fishing or try nearby Rock Creek on the warmer days.

7 DAY OUTLOOK:  The lake is iced over. Ice fishing has been good.

Our Philipsburg location, Flint Creek Outdoors, is open Thursday-Monday 9a-5p.  Stop in and talk to Josh for up-to-date information.

Good Luck From our Team!


Clear, windy at times.

The Hatch

Not much for hatches right now due to colder fall temperatures.

Fly Patterns

Damselfly nymphs, calibaetis nymphs; Olive wooly bugger, size 10; Rickard's seal bugger, size 8-10.


Water Flow

Clear, choppy at times.



Water temperature at mid-day


Water Condition


Best time of day to fish

Morning and evening

Best stretch

The whole lake fishes well.

Best access point

Grassy point, Stuart Mill Bay

Fish species

Rainbow and Brook Trout, Kokanee Salmon

Fishing season

The entire lake is open.

Nearest airport

Missoula International

Recommended fly fishing leader

15' 2x

Recommended fly fishing tippet


Best fly fishing rod

Crisp to cast but soft enough to fight big fish.

Best floating fly line

Short head weight forward floating to quickly shoot line and turn flies over in the wind.

Best sinking fly line

Clear tip intermediate.