Where to Fish Rough Lake


Grayling were the result of the plant in sky Top Creek Lakes in 1955. Are there any left? None found in '87, '93 gillnets. '89 creel cards - 25 eb 8-12". Excellent inlet/outlet spawning. 1973 net took 5 gr 12.1-14.1" and 24 eb 6.0-11.8". D Arneson 8-86 caught many 5-8" eb. D Fischer 8/91 small eb, too Many. Lake trout introduction contemplated. Grayling were planted in 1992. Fish in '93 had good body size but large heads, fairly healthy. V Ichioka 8/95 caught many EB's 7-10". Turbid glacial tint to water, brown near outlets. 2012 FWP survey 4 hr net set caught 25 EB.

Size 102.2 acres
Elevation 10190.96 ft.
Directions Long Lake toward lady of the lake. Then north to Broadwater River/zimmer Creek. Cross river and stay on north side of sky top creek to rough.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 08S 15E 23
Latitude/Longitude 45.12041 -109.82673
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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For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
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