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 9380.8 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

Main Contact

Absaroka Beartooth - Region 5

Absaroka Beartooth
Region 5


Manager

Ken Frazer
Fisheries Manager
kfrazer@mt.gov
(406) 247-2961
Absaroka Beartooth
Region 5

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Waterbody Section Field Form Type Date Purpose Species
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Species Count Avg StdDev Min Max AvgWgt StdDevWgt MinWeight S/L Sects Surveys Waterbody
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Year Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2015 116 116
2009 73 73

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