Fort Peck Reservoir is a quarter million acre lake formed by a large earth filled dam on the Missouri River
. The shoreline extends more than 1700 miles with many bays and points. The lake provides excellent boating and fishing opportunities and is a great way to view the Charles M. Russell Nat. Wildlife Refuge
. Numerous species of fish abound in the lake including walleye, sauger, northern pike, small-mouth bass, perch, ling cod, lake trout and chinook salmon. Many record fish are caught on the lake each year. Most fish are caught by boat or through the ice during winter.