Georgetown Lake

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Georgetown Lake

Updated 10/19/2021 at 3:37pm

Conditions At-a-glance

good

Weather Forecast

Our Report

OUR TIPS OF THE WEEK:

1. Slowly stripping balance leeches is your best bet. Glacially slow
2. Small baitfish patterns in olive will be productive until the ice is on
3. Small chironomids drifted under an indicator are a great way to fish this time of year

7 DAY OUTLOOK:

The lake is fishing well, and will continue to until, well, the ice is back on. Give it a try. You will not regret it. There are places to find shelter during high wind events. Stop by for a visit and we can show you where to go.

Our Philipsburg location, Flint Creek Outdoors, is open 7 days a week, 7:30a-5p.  Stop in and talk to Josh for up-to-date information.

BEST TECHNIQUES:

Stripping leeches and small baitfish patterns, floating chironomids under an indicator. Stop by the shop in Philipsburg for rigging ideas and the best Georgetown Lake flies.

Conditions

Good

The Hatch

Midges

Fly Patterns

Balance leeches, small baitfish patterns, chironomids, ant patterns

Specifics

Water Flow

Check FWP regulations for the closure on the SE shoreline of the lake.

Link to Water Flow Graph

N/A

Visibility

60"

Water temperature at mid-day

50 deg

Water Condition

Clear

Best time of day to fish

Afternoons

Best stretch

Stuart Mill Bay, Philipsburg Bay, Rainbow Bay

Best access point

Stuart Mill Bay, Philipsburg Bay, Rainbow Bay

Fish species

Rainbow and Brook Trout, Kokanee Salmon

Fishing season

See FWP regulations. Some closures apply. Georgetown Lake is closed to fishing until May 15, 2021. Try Rock Creek nearby!

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.