Where to Fish Fortine Creek

Fortine Creek Fortine Creek


Fortine Creek, a tributary of the Tobacco River, originates on the east slopes of the Salish Mountains in Montana's far northwest corner, just below the U.S. - Canadian border. The creek flows approximately 31 miles north and west to its confluence with Graves Creek, 10 miles east of Eureka, Montana. It runs mainly through timberland, with ranch and farm lands comprising large portions of the lower drainage. Fortine Creek serves as a spawning tributary for Lake Koocanusa cutthroat and rainbow trout.

Mile Upper 30.749
Mile Lower 0.0
Directions
Mouth Latitude/Longitude 48.79788 -114.95282
Status of the Fishery
FWP Region Region 1 
County Lincoln
Fishing District Western

Main Contact

Mike Hensler
Fisheries Biologist
mhensler@mt.gov
(406) 751-4550
Kootenai
Region 1


Manager

Kootenai - Region 1

Kootenai
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 River Mile Angler Days Std. Error
2013 0.0  to  30.749 1029 660
2011 0.0  to  30.749 105 74
2009 0.0  to  30.75 46 46

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