Gone Fishin' in Montana . . . Georgetown Lake
Trip Start Sep 02, 2012
1Trip End Sep 07, 2012
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Connie spent the past two plus weeks assisting an elderly friend with surgery dressing changes, drain care, medications, doctor's office visits . . . Jim has been busy designing and creating a 'caboose' for the RV . . . Looks pretty professional if you ask me . . .
The Suncrest Men's coffee group 2nd Annual Fishing trip at Georgetown Lake in Montana. Georgetown Lake is a popular recreation area for boating, fishing, camping and windsurfing. It is a large; 3,000 acre, high; over 6,000 feet, mountain lake. The lake is surrounded by the Flint Creek Range to the north and the Pintlers to the south
salmon is the most sought after species, followed by rainbow trout. The Lake has four public boat ramps. In winter, Georgetown Lake is used for ice fishing and snowmobiling. Access to lodging, restaurants, casinos and a marina. Camping is also available around the Lake at a number of National Forest campgrounds, and is easily accessible from Montana Highway 1, Georgetown Lake is located approximately 18 miles west of Anaconda.
The group left in a caravan on Tuesday Morning . . . We left Sunday Sept 2 spending the night at 'Quartz Flat' a little National Forest Campground next to a rest area east of St Regis, Quartz Flat Campground is located in the Lolo National Forest in northwest Montana. At an elevation of 2,900 feet, the campground encompasses 40 acres. Fishing may be enjoyed on the Clark Fork River nearby. We arrived at Georgetown Lake MT on September 3 set up camp at the Philipsburg Bay Campground. Philipsburg Bay is located in Deerlodge National Forest. It contains 69 campsites with water and handicapped-accessible restrooms available. The National Forest campground contains 69 campsites is located 11 miles south of Philipsburg at Georgetown Lake. . . our site was just across from the boat ramp!
The weather was in the 70s and low 80s
Connie was able to get some pictures of a few Bald Eagles and a cow moose. Thank you Larry & Fran for the boat ride that gave me that GREAT photo-opportunity!
On to Yellowstone for Jim & Connie. The rest of the group returned home to attend the NRA Banquet Saturday evening.