Fish LibbyA World-Class Fishing Destination

The fishing in Libby Montana is what fishermen dream of. Pristine clear waters, blue ribbon fishing, and a multitude of fish species, all with an uncrowded breathtaking backdrop. Libby Montana’s fisheries includes three major rivers The Kootenai, The Fisher, and The Yaak; 140 lakes consisting of high mountain and lower larger boating lakes; and hundreds of crystal clear streams. If you are looking for a fishing vacation Libby is the place to go. Listed below is information and maps on Libby Montana’s fishing locations. Happy Fishing!

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Kootenai River

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Kootenai River in Libby Montana Kootenai River in Libby Montana

Rainbow trout up to 33 pounds have been caught on this blue ribbon river, yet you might see one boat on its busiest day.

Originating from British Columbia’s glaciers, the river flows through a rugged landscape of mountain and valleys. The Kootenai is dammed 16 miles north of Libby, Montana. Many people fish from the Kootenai’s banks and islands. Drift boats and float tubes are commonly used as it’s easy to access the Kootenai with its 7 public boat launches between the Libby Dam and the Kootenai Falls.
The consistent cool flows from the Libby Dam support active year round fish. Per mile there are approximately 1500-2500 catchable trout. Fish species along the Kootenai include; bull trout, rainbow, westslope cutthroat, kokanee salmon, white sturgeon, and Columbia redbands.

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