Where to Fish Reservoir Lake

Reservoir Lake


Reservoir lake is located in the Bloody Dick drainage in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. The lake does not have an inlet or outlet. There is a boat launch on the east end of the lake, but motorized boats are not allowed. Reservoir Lake has high amounts of human impact and the well developed campground results in a lot of human traffic.

Size 40.7997 acres
Elevation 7196.32 ft.
Directions Take Highway 324 west of Clark Canyon Reservoir. Turn on USFS 181 and follow Bloody Dick Creek about 13 miles to the lake and campground.
Status of the Fishery Reservoir lake boast an abundance of self-sustaining Brook trout. Sampling in 2018 showed the average size of brook trout to be around 9 inches with few getting much larger than that.
Township/Range/Section 08S 15W 21
Latitude/Longitude 45.12414 -113.45502
FWP Region Region 3 
County Beaverhead
Fishing District Central
Owner: Forest Service
(406)-683-3900
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Service

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Type: MTNLAKE
Notes: Shore fishing opportunities are available from the campground. A boat is recommended to cover more water not available to shore fishermen. The abundance of Brook trout should make for easy catching.
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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 178 126
2013 540 313
2011 658 266
2009 1510 615

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There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.