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Nelson Reservoir

Phillips County - Montana
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Frequently Asked Questions About Nelson Reservoir, MT

How big is Nelson Reservoir?
Nelson Reservoir is approximately 4,112 sq acres (16.6 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in Nelson Reservoir?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bigmouth Buffalo, Black Crappie, Burbot, Carp, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye and Yellow Perch in Nelson Reservoir.

Other fish species in the lake include Bullhead, Goldeye, Lake Chub, Lake Whitefish, Longnose Dace, Longnose Sucker, River Carpsucker, Shorthead Redhorse, Smallmouth Buffalo, Stonecat and White Sucker.

Are there places to stay in the Nelson Reservoir area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Nelson Reservoir and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there places to eat and drink near Nelson Reservoir?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What is the average air temp for Nelson Reservoir?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Nelson Reservoir? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 66°F (19°C) to a low around 37°F (3°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Nelson Reservoir...
McNeil Slough 2.4 mi 24
Big McNeil Slough 2.9 mi 40
Hewitt Lake 3.0 mi 180
Mud Lake 5.0 mi 52
Lakeside Unit 6.3 mi 203
Dry Lake Unit 6.9 mi 1,224
Farm Pond 6.9 mi 16
PR 40 Reservoir 7.0 mi 11
Teal Pond Complex 7.4 mi 20
Carter Lake 8.6 mi 33
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