Pishkun Reservoir

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Pishkun Reservoir

Montana

(406) 444-2535

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Overview

Pishkun Reservoir is a 1500 acre reservoir that sits along the Rocky Mountain Front. It is quite scenic and relatively easy to get to. Although only a scattering of trees are found around the lake, the mountains to the west tower above the landscape, providing a beautiful backdrop for any fishing party. The reservoir offers major game fishing for kokanee salmon, northern pike, and rainbow trout. A picnic shelter is available. Primitive campsites are available as well as access for camp trailers and toilets. An excellent fishing access site exists on the lake, allowing for easy boat access. Access to the reservoir is excellent. Outside of the designated fishing access site, a fisherman can frequently hop off one of the many roads that ring the reservoir and fish right from the bank. While conditions can be frequently windy, a small inflatable kayak or canoe can also work well for fishing on the lake.

Map of Pishkun Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 47.681672, -112.477243

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Activities

  • Boating

    Access for motorized and non-motorized boats allows visitors to enjoy the reservoir.

  • Camping

    Primitive campsites are available as well as access for camp trailers and toilets.

  • Fishing

    The reservoir offers major game fishing for kokanee salmon, northern pike, and rainbow trout. An excellent fishing access site exists on the lake, allowing for easy boat access. Access to the reservoir is excellent. Outside of the designated fishing access site, a fisherman can frequently hop off one of the many roads that ring the reservoir and fish right from the bank. While conditions can be frequently windy, a small inflatable kayak or canoe can also work well for fishing on the lake.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is allowed here, contact the area for more information.

  • Picnicking

    A picnic shelter is available.

  • Winter Sports

    Winter sports are allowed here, contact the area for more information.

Directions

Driving

To get to Pishkun Reservoir, go to the town of Choteau and follow Highway 287 just south of town. Then, just follow the fishing access signs to get to the reservoir, which lies about fifteen miles away off a decent dirt road.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(406) 444-2535

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