Where to Fish Georgetown Lake


Georgetown Reservoir is a high elevation reservoir located in southwestern Montana, about 8 miles south of the town of Philipsburg. It is approximately 2088 surface acres at full pool making it the largest still-water body in the upper Clark Fork River drainage (Berg 2009).

Size 2,818.1 acres
Elevation 6,337 ft.
Directions 13 miles west of Anaconda on Hwy 1, turn onto Georgetown Lake Road and travel southwest about 1.5 miles to FAS sign.
Status of the Fishery 5/16/2018--A partial fish kill was reported and observed. Biologists observed 500+ adult dead fish. UPDATE 3/5/2019: MFWP crew gill netted Georgetown Reservoir in September 2018. Results from the netting were similar to previous years netting results. The fish kill did not appear to have a deleterious effect on the overall fish population.
Township/Range/Section 05N 14W 24
Latitude/Longitude 46.18145 -113.29153
FWP Region Region 2 
County Deer Lodge
Fishing District Western
Type: CHLDPOND
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Year Species Abbrv Length Weight M/C Count Sex Mort Hook Scar Disease Scales Otolith Fin Clip Tag Comment Genetics Age Stomach Intercept Slope Gear Equipment Trip Date Pass/Run Water Section Lat/Down Lon/Down Lat/Up Lon/Up
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2017 76168 10445
2015 56530 5318
2013 64264 5815
2011 61659 4261
2009 73600 5266
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This waterbody has a fish consumption advisory. Please see the link for guidelines.

Fish Consumption Guidelines (PDF)