Bluewater Springs Trout Hatchery Hatchery

Bluewater Springs Trout Hatchery

Hatchery office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Grounds are open to public visitation daylight to dark 7 days a week. Group Tours are arranged by contacting hatchery personnel.

  1. The hatchery is named after its water supply, a spring with a distinctive blue color, and 58°F water. Fish from this station are generally stocked in the south, central and eastern sections of the state. Arlee, Eagle Lake and Erwin strains of rainbow trout, Yellowstone cutthroat and grayling are reared annually.
  1. Pet Restriction Pets must be on a leash at all times.
  2. Weapons Discharge Restriction Permission from landowner required for all hunting and weapons discharge activities.
  3. Weapons Discharge Prohibited Discharge of weapons prohibited year round.
Region 5
Latitude/Longitude 45.33109 -108.80016
Size 51.14 acres.
Elevation 3970 ft.
Open to
Bluewater Springs Hatchery is located 8.5 miles east of Bridger, Montana. Turn east at the only flashing yellow light in the center of town. Cross the river and railroad tracks. Then take an immediate left onto the oil road. After one mile leave the oil road at the intersection and turn onto East Bridger road straight over the hill past the power substation. Six more miles through sage brush covered hills and flats on the gravel and gumbo road to Bluewater Crk Road and take a right over the

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No Site Fees.

No Facilities listed.

  1. Mailing Address:
  2. PO Box 423
  3. Bridger, MT
  4. 59014
  5. Phone:406-668-7443