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Fishing At Fort Peck Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, bluegill, green sunfish, yellow perch, chinook salmon, northern pike, paddlefish, sauger and sturgeon at Fort Peck Lake in Montana.
Fort Peck Lake, MT

Famous for trophy pike, lake trout and walleye, Fort Peck Lake provides excellent fishing year round. The lake supports healthy populations of bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, trout, sunfish, perch, salmon, paddlefish, sauger and pike. Ice fishing in winter can be spectacular, due to relatively light fishing pressure. Major lake points and ledges near the river channel are ideal hangouts for quality fish, both in the warmer season and through the ice in winter. This 250,000-acre impoundment is located in the northeast part of the state, at Fort Peck. Campgrounds, parks and public access areas are scattered all around this giant fishery, which boasts over 1,500 miles of shoreline. Several marinas and boat launch ramps serve the boating public during the season.

Primary fish species residing in Fort Peck Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brown trout Lake trout Bluegill Green Sunfish Yellow Perch Chinook salmon Northern pike Paddlefish Sauger Sturgeon

Fort Peck Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Hell Creek State Park Campground - 406 557-2362

Crooked Creek Campground - 406 526-3411

Fourchette Creek Campground - 406 526-3411

Downstream Campground - 406 526-3411

West End Campground - 406 526-3411

Fort Peck Lake MT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information
Hell Creek State Park
2456 Hell Creek Rd
Jordan, MT 59337
406 557-2362

 

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