Where to Fish Lake Elaine


USFS ranger reports one 10" eb in 1983. Tough to catch. '89 and '90 fieldworkers report trout were easy to catch. This lake is underused for its size. D. Hagenston 8/9/87 9" eb. '00 net set for only 5 hours. Fish were in rough shape. 2012 FWP survey net set 4.5 hrs. no EBT caught crew angled 11 EBT.

Size 132.4 acres
Elevation 9390.64 ft.
Directions North from clay Butte Trailhead past Granite Lake then NW 3-4 miles to lake elaine. Good trail all the way.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 09S 17E 19
Latitude/Longitude 45.03485 -109.68225
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 99 99
2011 128 92

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