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Bigfork, MTFishing Tips | Ranking: 9.75 | Member Section
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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.

Fishing Tips

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, but you will also find perch, bass, northern pike and more here.

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Bigfork, MT Points Points Possible
Ability to catch a lot of fish 2 2
Ability to catch trophy fish 1.75 2
Good for multiple species of fish 1 1
Guides & Charters available 1 1
Scenic 1 1
Quality lodging options 1 1
Dining options 1 1
Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 9.75
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive 0 Minus 1
Negative Score 0
Total Score 9.75
Highest Score Possible 10

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