Fireman's Point - photo courtesy of Clark Marten of Clark Marten PhotographyIf fishing fills your summer (and spring and fall) dreams, check out Stillwater County's plethora of fishing accesses, all of which are open Janaury 1 through December 31.

Absaroka

Located on the Stillwater River, one mile west of Absarokee on Highway 420. Turn north onto Johnson Bridge 0.4 miles, then right on North Stillwater Road after crossing the bridge. Cliff Swallow is the next access site upstream from Absaroka. Whitebird is the next site downstream from Absaroka. Small area, used for floater put in and take out. Two locations including small parking area 50 yards downstream of main site. Primitive hand launch and toilet on site. Moderate handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Absaroka Fishing Access

Bratten

Located on the Yellowstone River, via Interstate 90 exit 392 to North Frontage Road, then west 4.5 miles. Pelican is the next access site upstream from Bratten. Indian Fort is the next site downstream from Bratten. Bratten in one of 52 Fish, Wildlife & Parks managed sites on the Yellowstone River. Good access to the Yellowstone River for fishing and floating. Gravel ramp, primitive campsite and toilet available. Overnight camping allowed. Difficult handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Bratten Fishing Access

Buffalo Jump

Located on the Stillwater River, off of Highway 419 at Nye. Primitive hand launch, primitive campsite, toilet on site. Moderate handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Buffalo Jump Fishing Access

Buffalo Mirage

Located on the Yellowstone River, off I-90 Exit 426, south through Park City on S. Clark 0.7 miles. Travel east on Cemetery Road 3.2 miles, then south. Also known as Sportsman's Park. Homestead Isle is the next access site upstream from Buffalo Mirage. Duck Creek Bridge is the next site downstream from Buffalo Mirage. Good access to the Yellowstone River. Closed after 10 p.m., gravel ramp and toilet on site. Difficult handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Buffalo Mirage Fishing Access

Castle Rock

Located on the Stillwater River, 15 miles west of Absarokee on Highway 420. Moraine is the next access site upstream from Castle Rock. Cliff Swallow is the next site downstream from Castle Rock. Primitive hand launch, primitive campsite, toilet on site. Trailer/RV not recommended. Easy handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Castle Rock Fishing Access

Cliff Swallow

Located on the Stillwater River, 9 miles west of Absarokee on Highway 420. Castle Rock is the next access site upstream from Cliff Swallow. Absaroka is the next site downstream from Cliff Swallow. Handicap parking, fishing pier and sidewalk to toilet. Primitive hand launch and primitive campsite. Easy handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Cliff Swallow Fishing Access

Fireman's Point

Located on the Stillwater River, 1.9 miles south of Columbus on Highway 78, then .5 miles west on Countryman Creek Road. Swinging Bridge is the next access site up stream from Fireman's Point. Raft side launch, primitive campsite, toilet on site. Difficult handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Fireman's Point Fishing Access

Homestead Isle

Located off I-90 Exit 426 at Park City, on the Yellowstone River south of town (no vehicle access).

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Homestead Isle Fishing Access

Holmgren Ranch

Located on the Yellowstone River just west of Columbus. Recent improvements include a parking area and toilet.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Holmgren Ranch Fishing Access

Indian Fort

Located on the Yellowstone River, off I-90 exit 392, to North Frontage Road, then north 0.5 miles to first left after crossing the bridge. Bratten is the next access site upstream from Indian Fort. Gravel ramp, primitive campsite, and toilet on site. Moderate handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Indian Fort Fishing Access

Itch-Kep-Pe Park

Located South of Columbus on Hwy 78 just before the bridge over the Yellowstone River.

Moraine

Located on the upper Stillwater River, 6.1 miles west of Absarokee on Highway 420. Buffalo Jump is the next access site upstream from Moraine. Castle Rock is the next site downstream from Moraine. Primitive hand-launch, primitive campsite and toilet on site. Difficult handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Moraine Fishing Access

Rosebud Isle

Located on West Rosebud Creek, east off of Highway 419 at Fishtail. Follow road past the post office and through a small group of private cabins. Primitive hand-launch, primitive campsite, and toilet on site. Difficult handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Rosebud Isle Fishing Access

Swinging Bridge

Located on the Stillwater River, 5.3 miles south of Columbus on Highway 78. Whitebird is the next access site upstream from Swinging Bridge. Fireman's Point is the next site downstream from Swinging Bridge. Primitive hand-launch, primitive campsite and toilet on site. Difficult handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Swinging Bridge Fishing Access

Whitebird

Located on the Stillwater River, 5.9 miles south of Columbus on Highway 78. Absaroka is the next access site upstream from Whitebird. Swinging Bridge is the next site downstream from Whitebird. Primitive hand-launch, primitive campsite and toilet on site. Difficult handicap accessibility.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Information for Whitebird Fishing Access

Woodbine

Located 8 miles SW of Nye on County Rd 419.