Welcome to our Bigfork, Montana Fishing Home Page

Bigfork, Montana is located at an altitude of 2,900 feet in the mountains of northwest Montana.  The town is located on the shores of Flathead Lake where the Swan River flows into the lake.  Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi and the lake draws visitors that enjoy fishing, boating and other forms of water recreation. Bigfork is one of the most popular places to visit in Montana.  You will find plenty of accommodations here as well as fishing guides.


Primary Species of Fish


A Variety of Trout

There are so many species of fish here in the area rivers and lakes.  The primary species of fish are cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and whitefish.  You will find trout in the area rivers, streams and lakes.


Secondary Species of Fish


Northern Pike, Perch & Bass

There are actually good numbers of pike in many of the area waters.  For perch fishing, Flathead lake is very good and you can even catch some smallmouth bass there too, but they are there in low numbers.