Where to Fish Chrome Lake


Relatively easy access via Benbow Road. Large shrimp (1") and many leeches present. 2016 sample with netting and angling. Angling caught only 1 YCT, netting caught 9 YCT and no Grayling. Surveyed in 08 both species seem to be doing good. Will continue stocking both species.

Size 3.6 acres
Elevation 8534.56 ft.
Directions Reached via the benbow mine road. The lake is outside the absaroka-beartooth wilderness. Marginal for 2 wheel drives. Advisable to walk down.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 05S 16E 31
Latitude/Longitude 45.3508 -109.79643
FWP Region Region 5 
County Stillwater
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

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This waterbody has a fish consumption advisory. Please see the link for guidelines.

Fish Consumption Guidelines (PDF)