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 2818.1488 acres
Elevation 6336.96 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. Mostly rainbow trout. Biologists also collected live fish to be tested in the lab for any bacteria or viruses that could have caused the fish kill. Results are pending. The reservoir still contains many live healthy fish.
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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Waterbody Section Field Form Type Date Purpose Species
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Species Count Avg StdDev Min Max AvgWgt StdDevWgt MinWeight S/L Sects Surveys Waterbody
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Year Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
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Id Fcs Id Fnd Id Species 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
2015 56530 5318
2013 64264 5815
2011 61659 4261
2009 73600 5266

View the latest Montana Fishing Regulations.

This waterbody has a fish consumption advisory. Please see the link for guidelines.

Fish Consumption Guidelines (PDF)