Where to Fish Surveyor Lake


Surveyor Lake is a large (20.1 acres), glacial cirque lake located in the South Fork Fish Creek drainage at 5,956 ft elevation. The lake lies on the Lolo National Forest (Ninemile Ranger District).

Size 20.1 acres
Elevation 5956.0 ft.
Directions The easiest way to get to Surveyor Lake is to take USFS Road #343 (Fish Creek Road) south from Interstate Highway 90 or north from US Highway 12 to USFS Road #7734. Take USFS Road #7734 for ~ 6 miles to USFS Trail #117. Surveyor Lake lies less than 0.5 mile from the unmarked trailhead located near the Road #7734 crossing of Surveyor Creek.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 12N 25W 4
Latitude/Longitude 46.82197 -114.75814
FWP Region Region 2 
County Mineral
Fishing District Western
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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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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
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2015 312 241
2011 46 46
2009 112 112

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There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.