Where to Fish Kelley Reservoir

Kelley Reservoir


Kelley Reservoir is a man-made lake in the Pioneer Mountains. It found in the Rattlesnake Creek Drainage and is accessible by a USFS road in a 4X4 vehicle. Kelley Reservoir has a well defined inlet and a spillway dam on the outlet. A primitive boat launch is located on the southeast end of the lake and motorized boats are allowed on the lake. Kelley reservoir sees a lot of human traffic due to the ease of access.

Size 17.9077 acres
Elevation 7179.92 ft.
Directions Take Highway 278 south of Dillon to Argenta Road. From Argenta Road, head northwest on USFS Road 192 all the way to the lake.
Status of the Fishery There is a robust population of small, self-sustaining Brook trout and a few Rainbow trout can be found swimming around.
Township/Range/Section 06S 11W 10
Latitude/Longitude 45.32783 -112.94525
FWP Region Region 3 
County Beaverhead
Fishing District Central
Owner: Forest Service
(406)-683-3900
Beaverhead-Deerlodge Forest Service Office

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Type: MTNLAKE
Notes: A boat is recommended for fishing this large lake. Many fish can be seen rising around the lake during the summer.
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Species Count Avg StdDev Min Max AvgWgt StdDevWgt MinWeight S/L Sects Surveys Waterbody
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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 412 264
2013 305 203
2011 698 433
2009 155 114

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There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.