Where to Fish Echo Lake

Echo Lake Echo Lake


Location: This 750-acre lake is five miles north of Bigfork. Turn north off Highway 83 at the Swan River School, drive 3 miles north. Shore access is available at the Causeway and the Echo Lake Fishing Access Site just off LaBrant Road. Fish Species: perch, pumpkinseeds, largemouth bass, and northern pike. Helpful Hints: This site is also good for swimming. There is a concrete boat ramp and dock. The Jewel Basin Hiking Area is nearby.

Size 695.2462 acres
Elevation 2997.92 ft.
Directions About 3 miles northeast of Bigfork, turn north off Highway 83 on Echo Lake Road. At approximately 3 miles, take the 2nd left after the Causeway onto Echo Lake Cabin Loop Road. Proceed 0.3 miles and turn right on the Echo Lake FAS road.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 27N 19W 8
Latitude/Longitude 48.12733 -114.04234
FWP Region Region 1 
County Flathead
Fishing District Western

Main Contact

Kenneth Breidinger
Fisheries Biologist
kbreidinger@mt.gov
(406) 751-4543
Kalispell
Region 1


FAS Manager:

Kalispell - Region 1

Kalispell
Region 1

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Waterbody Section Field Form Type Date Purpose Species
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
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
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2015 13374 2581
2013 10561 2060
2011 7393 1590
2009 10403 2135

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