Georgetown Lake

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Georgetown Lake

Updated 11/14/2022 at 9:07pm

Conditions At-a-glance

bad

Weather Forecast

Our Report

OUR TIPS OF THE WEEK:

Georgetown is icing up. With our weather patterns it should be good to go for ice fishing in the next week or two.

7 DAY OUTLOOK:

Georgetown is icing up. With our weather patterns it should be good to go for ice fishing in the next week or two. Want to book a day on the ice with us? Call FCO at 406.859.9500. Get a free coffee to start your morning on the lake if you book with us. Spots are filling up fast!

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, dry dropper

 

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Conditions

Good

The Hatch

Midges

Fly Patterns

calibaetis nymph; chironomid #16-20 black/red

Specifics

Water Flow

N/A

Link to Water Flow Graph

N/A

Visibility

60"

Water temperature at mid-day

32

Water Condition

Clear

Best time of day to fish

Morning through afternoon

Best stretch

Philipsburg Bay, Rainbow Bay

Best access point

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.