Both river and lake fishing and fly-fishing are popular around the Butte, Montana scenic area. Visitors can hike to alpine lakes in Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness, Tobacco Root, Pioneer, Flint ranges, or venture further afield to the Missouri, Madison, and Blackfoot rivers. Crystal blue lakes, rushing and pooling riverscapes, lush green pastures are nestled together inside a horizon of snow-capped mountains in this great city in Montana.
You can find almost any quality of fishing condition close to Butte. Several public fishing-access sites offer easily accessible shoreline fishing. Kids can safely cast at the fishing pond at Skyline Park or at Homestake Lake just 10 minutes east of Butte on Interstate-90. Ice fishing opportunities are popular during the winter at the local favorite hotspot of Georgetown Lake. No matter what your style and preference, we will be able to get you into some of the most pristine waters left in the United States, teeming with trout and overflowing with opportunity.
Several pristine blue-ribbon trout streams that surround Butte offer world-class angling conditions. Trout is prolific in the local waters, ranging from browns, bulls, cutthroats, golden and brown trout, as well as rainbow trout. Anglers can also find large numbers of sauger, sturgeon, walleye, and largemouth bass in the lakes, rivers, and streams in and around Butte. The question is never ‘if’ you’ll catch fish. It’s ‘how many’?