Where to Fish Desolation Lake


The 2015 sample was collected with a 5.5 hour daytime gill net set. In 2015, one of the 33 fish sample was obtained by 6 hours of angling. Fish were challenging to catch with angling.

Size 31.4 acres
Elevation 10,194.2 ft.
Directions About 14 miles from Kersey Lake. Hike to Russel then head northeast or use the Ivy Lake Jeep Trail trailhead.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 09S 16E 2
Latitude/Longitude 45.06738 -109.71639
FWP Region Region 5 
County Carbon
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

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There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.