Where to Fish Big Butte Lake


No fish caught in 2015 or 2016. 2015 sample was a 6.5 hr daytime gillnet set and 4 hours of angling. 2016 was overnight net set. No signs of fish were observed. No fish were observed during the 1988 and 1990 survey. GT spawning in outlet in '10.

Size 22.1 acres
Elevation 10174.56 ft.
Directions Approximately 8 miles NE of Kersey Lake via Canyon Lake or 12 miles from Kersey via Russel and Otter Lakes or via Moose Lake Jeep Trail.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 09S 16E 12
Latitude/Longitude 45.0609 -109.7025
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

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