Where to Fish Lower Aero Lake


Cutthroat drift downstream from upper Aero Lake. B sheridan reports lots of healthy CT and eb and good fishing in 1983. '94 gill net took 2 eb, 13.9 test 15.5" during/after unexplained fish kill. D Arneson 8-86 caught a few 8-15" eb. EB'91 - 45 fish 6.5-15.6", ave. 10.3". '91 many CT spawning between upper test lower aero. Fish in good shape. D Hagenston 8/92 saw 18" CT's spawning In Creek, nothing In Lake. '94 fish kill - dead fish in water every 50-100'. Gill net take poor. Resample regularly for a few years. '96 - 8 eb 8.8-15.7" ave. 11.4". '98 nets - 50.5 hrs produced 64 eb 5.1-14.3" ave. 10.7" and 1 CT 17.4".

Size 187.43 acres
Elevation 9984.32 ft.
Directions Goose Lake Jeep Trail-long lake or lady of the lake trail. Then up Zimmer Creek or sky top creek. Good trail up the west side of Zimmer Creek.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 8S 15E 28
Latitude/Longitude 45.10903 -109.86111
FWP Region Region 5 
County Park
Fishing District Central
Type: MTNLAKE
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Id Fcs Id Fnd Id Species 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
2013 97 97
2011 258 186
2009 292 241
2009 292 241

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