Where to Fish Smith Lake


There is a Fishing Access Site at the lake with parking, a gravel ramp, and an accessible latrine and dock. The dock gets crowded at times. The lake also offers outstanding bird watching opportunities.

Size 452.5 acres
Elevation 3,139 ft.
Directions 7 miles west of Kalispell on Hwy 2 to mile marker 112, then 2 miles south on county road.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 27N 22W 9
Latitude/Longitude 48.11372 -114.44488
FWP Region Region 1 
County Flathead
Fishing District Western
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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 12051 3832
2015 8746 1959
2013 14693 3186
2011 7500 1635
2009 9507 2927
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