Where to Fish Russell Lake


Good fishery for campers and hikers. Major use. Shoreline beaten down Along Trail. '93 fish were small but healthy. Some had large heads indicative of stunting. Fwp sampled 07,13.5 hour set,many average fish. FWP sample in 2017 angling only

Size 27.5 acres
Elevation 8793.68 ft.
Directions Take Usfs Trail #567 from chief joseph campground. Approximately 6 trail miles.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 09S 16E 7
Latitude/Longitude 45.06151 -109.78982
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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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 344 257
2013 88 88
2009 74 74

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