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 452.5395 acres
Elevation 3138.96 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

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 8746 1959
2013 14693 3186
2011 7500 1635
2009 9507 2927

View the latest Montana Fishing Regulations.