Where to Fish Lake Of The Clouds


Very scenic spot. Great outlet view. '88 fire was evident on a ridge over Russel Lake, but not here. Stocked every 6 years. Stocking rate lowered from 3500 to 2360 in '90 to increase growth.3,500 CT's in '84. '89 fish were both fat and skinny. '95 fish were average to fat. Is some repro occuring? ct'81 7, ave 13.9", 13.3-14.7". M jones caught numerous 2-3 lb CT's in '84. In '85 (after plant) he saw 6"ers test caught the older year class of large CT's but they were all head test thin, only ~1.5 lbs. D Hagenston 8/27/89 12" CT's. D Fischer '97 fat 14-15"ers. CT plant '67,'76. Fwp sampled 07 6.5 hours,healthy fish. 2012 FWP survey net set 4.5 hrs.23 YCT caught.

Size 23.6 acres
Elevation 9771.12 ft.
Directions Take clarks Fork Trail #567 (excellent) 6 miles to Russel Lake. 2/3 mi more over bridge near end of switchbacks head n up steep wash (stream).
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 09S 16E 5
Latitude/Longitude 45.0747 -109.77965
FWP Region Region 5 
County Carbon
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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