Where to Fish Cliff Lake


The eb population fluctuates by periodic winterkill. The fishery will always be changing and/or may die out in a hard winter. Periodic winterkill is allowing fish to grow larger by keeping population numbers low. Spawning areas are not evident. '94 fish appeared very healthy . MFWP sampled in 06 no fish netted or seen seen.2012 survey 14.5 hrs. 9EBT caught 2012 survey netted 14.5 hrs. 9 EBT caught. Col Sp. Frogs seen.

Size 6.6 acres
Elevation 9,380.8 ft.
Directions Get off the Goose Lake Jeep Trail just before long lake (trail is on south side of long lake outlet). Hike east to trail 31then north to sky Top Creek and head southeast(cross sky Top Creek) at the confluence with lower Aero Creek. No trail exists.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 08S 15E 33
Latitude/Longitude 45.08604 -109.8633
FWP Region Region 5 
County Park
Fishing District Central
Type: MTNLAKE
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Year Species Abbrv Length Weight M/C Count Sex Mort Hook Scar Disease Scales Otolith Fin Clip Tag Comment Genetics Age Stomach Intercept Slope Gear Equipment Trip Date Pass/Run Water Section Lat/Down Lon/Down Lat/Up Lon/Up
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2015 116 116
2009 73 73

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There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.