Georgetown Lake

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Georgetown Lake

Updated 09/26/2022 at 4:44pm

Conditions At-a-glance

good

Weather Forecast

Our Report

OUR TIPS OF THE WEEK:

1. Look out for callibaetis and tiny midges during the day
2. The wind is picking up in the afternoon. Try fishing early and late if the wind forecast is rowdy.
3. Try running a calibaetis nymph under an indicator with a small chironomid in red/black

7 DAY OUTLOOK:

Weather looks great up there for the next week and fishing should be good.

Our Philipsburg location, Flint Creek Outdoors, is open 7 days a week, 7a-4p.  Stop in and talk to our pro-staff for up-to-date information.

BEST TECHNIQUES:

Double nymph rig, single dry fly, dry dropper

 

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Conditions

Good

The Hatch

Midges, damselflies, callibaetis, terrestrials (hoppers, ants, beetles)

Fly Patterns

Adams #20, Purple Haze #20, Ice cream cone midges #18-20, balance leeches #10 in black, Calibaetis nymph #14, Calibaetis dry #14-16, damselfly dries and nymphs #10-12, Hoppers tan, gold, purple, pink #10-12

Specifics

Water Flow

N/A

Link to Water Flow Graph

N/A

Visibility

60"

Water temperature at mid-day

70

Water Condition

Clear

Best time of day to fish

Morning to evening

Best stretch

Stuart Mill Bay, Philipsburg Bay, Rainbow Bay

Best access point

Stuart Mill Bay, Philipsburg Bay, Rainbow Bay

Fish species

Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, Kokanee Salmon

Fishing season

See FWP regulations. Some closures apply.

Nearest airport

Missoula International

Recommended fly fishing leader

12' 2x

Recommended fly fishing tippet

2x

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.