Fishing At Canyon Ferry Lake
AKA: Canyon Ferry Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout, brown trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch and northern pike at Canyon Ferry Lake in Montana.
Considerable, annual stocking of trout make Canyon Ferry Lake a favorite of trout anglers in the west-central part of Montana. This 33,500-acre lake is known for fertile water supporting healthy populations of many fish species. In addition to trout, bass, sunfish, perch and pike are popular with fishing enthusiasts. 76 miles of shoreline wrap this fishing gem, which is a 27-mile long reservoir on the Missouri River. Numerous locations around the lake provide access for fishing from the bank near picnic areas, hiking trails and campgrounds. In winter, once the ice is safe, there is excellent ice fishing for trout and perch. There are five boat launch ramps for all size boats from canoes and kayaks to fishing, pleasure and pontoon boats. Marinas, stores and other amenities offer virtually everything necessary for enjoying a day, or an extended vacation at Canyon Ferry Reservoir. Boat rentals, camping and lodging are all available at the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Canyon Ferry Lake
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Canyon Ferry Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Court Sheriff Campground - 406 475-3921
Riverside Campground - 406 475-3921
Hellgate Campground - 406 475-3921
Coulter Campground - 406 449-5201
Silos Campground - 406 266-3100
Townsend Campground - 406 266-3100
Roadrunner RV Park - 406 266-4991
Canyon Ferry Lake MT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Kim's Marina & Resort
8015 Canyon Ferry Rd
Helena, MT 59602
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Fishing in west-central Montana for bass, trout, sunfish, perch and pike.