Close
Menu
You are here:   Home » Fishing » Visit a Fishing Access Site

Fishing Access Site

Site Detail

Fishing Access Site Logo

Kelly Island

Fishing Access Site on the Clark Fork River

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 666 acres
  • Elevation: 3107 ft

Important Notice

Posted: Mar 02, 2015

The Spurgin Road access to Kelly Island FAS on the Clark Fork River near Missoula will be closed to walk-in and vehicle traffic due to site construction. The access is expected to reopen around June 15, and visitors will find a new boat ramp and paved and expanded roads and parking areas.

There are three access points to Kelly Island.

Kelly Island Fishing Access Site is located on the Clark Fork River 209 miles from the mouth on the left hand side as you face downstream.  Sha-Ron is the next access site upstream from Kelly Island. 

Directions

Directions

(1) Spurgin Road Access: I-90 and Reserve St (Exit 101) in Missoula south on Reserve St to Spurgin Road, right on Clements Road, left on Spurgin Road to site. (2) Mullan Road Access: Reserve St to Mullan Road, west on Mullan 3.5 miles to Cote Lane, follow signs. (3) 7th Street Access - Reserve St to Spurgin Road, right on Clements Road, left on Spurgin Road, right on Humble Ave.
(Lat 46.867 , Lng -114.1 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Site Closure

The Spurgin Road access to Kelly Island FAS on the Clark Fork River near Missoula will be closed to walk-in and vehicle traffic due to site construction. The access is expected to reopen around June 15, and visitors will find a new boat ramp and paved and expanded roads and parking areas.

Vehicle Length

Site is accessible.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

These locations represent physical occurrences (visually confirmed) within the boundaries of the site. Many more species may be present in the area which are not listed because we do not have a visually confirmed record. If you would like to report a species sighting, a form is available .

Abundance Code Definitions

  • Common Common Abundance
  • UncommonUncommon Abundance
  • RareRare Abundance
  • IncidentalIncidental Occurrence
  • Historic OccurrenceHistoric Occurrence
  • Unknown AbundanceAbundance Unknown