Butte is a decent-sized town located in the southwesten part of Montana. Butte was one of the biggest copper towns in the west and it was home to hundreds of saloons and a famous red-light district.
The area rivers are home to brown trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout and even some grayling. The Big Hole River gets a lot of attention here, but you also have the Madison River, Jefferson River and Upper Clark Fork River close by with some awesome fishing for a variety of trout.
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|Butte, MT||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.75||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.5||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||0.75||1|
|Guides & Charters available||0.75||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|