Canyon Ferry Lake

Canyon Ferry Lake is about 50 miles downstream from where the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers join to form the Missouri River. Located near Helena, Montana this lake covers 35,181 surface acres and 76 shoreline miles. Due to its size and location, Canyon Ferry Lake is very popular and receives the most use of any lake in the state. Canyon Ferry Lake offers some great fishing, species include: Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Common Carp, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye and more.

  • Located Just 20 miles east of Helena along U.S. 12 / 287.
  • Summer