Fishing At Flathead Lake
Fishing for largemouth bass, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout, lake trout, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch and northern pike at Flathead Lake in Montana.
Massive Flathead Lake, in the northwest part of the state, provides over 128,000 surface acres to explore for boating, fishing and other water-related activities. Well known for big lake trout and pike, as well as plentiful yellow perch and whitefish, this virtual fish factory has over 185 miles of shoreline which are surrounded by scenic mountain settings. The Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Department provides over a dozen public access areas around the lake. Fishing enthusiasts pursue bass, trout, sunfish, perch and pike year round, including ice fishing in the winter - once there is safe ice. During the warmer season, shoreline fishing available at public access areas. Several marinas and numerous campgrounds serve the boating and camping visitors, both on and off the water. Fishing guides and charters offer a variety of fishing options in search of the various fish residing here. Choose from a half-dozen boat ramps for launching all types of fishing and pleasure boats.
Primary fish species residing in Flathead Lake
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Flathead Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Wayfarers Campground - 406 837-3041
Outback Montana RV Park & Campground - 406 837-6973
Finley Point Campground - 406 887-2715
Polson Motorcoach & RV Resort - 406 883-2333
Rollins Restaurant & RV Park - 406 844-0572
Polson-Flathead Lake KOA Holiday Campground - 406 883-2151
Flathead Lake State Park Campground - 406 752-5501
Flathead Lake MT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Flathead Lake State Park
Bigfork, MT 59911
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Fishing in northwest Montana for bass, trout, sunfish, perch and pike.