Fishing and Boating
Butte is surrounded by blue-ribbon trout fishing opportunities that include the Big Hole, Beaverhead, and Jefferson rivers. In addition, there’s an abundance of large and small lakes and other streams that offer great fishing. There are also many fishing access sites that are managed by the National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, and Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
The Forest Service offers lake fishing at several sites around Georgetown Lake and Delmoe Lake as well as many mountain lakes and streams.
Bureau of Land Management
Big Hole River – Enjoy blue ribbon trout fishing from several access points including: Jerry Creek Bridge, Divide Bridge, East Bank, Maiden Rock
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Several fishing access sites are located on the Big Hole River at Maiden Rock and on the Jefferson River at Kountz Bridge, Silver Star, and May Flower Bridge.