Where to Fish Cliff Lake

Cliff Lake Cliff Lake


Cliff Lake is a large (40.8 acres), very deep (180 ft), glacial cirque lake located near the Idaho border at the top of the Dry Creek drainage at 5,927 ft elevation. The lake lies on the Lolo National Forest (Superior Ranger District).

Size 40.8 acres
Elevation 5927.0 ft.
Directions The easiest access to Cliff Lake is to take USFS Road #342 southwest from Interstate Highway 90. Just past mile 10 on Road #342, take USFS Road #7843 for 4 miles to Diamond Lake. The trailhead for Cliff Lake (USFS Trail #100) lies at the end of the road near the outlet of Diamond Lake. Cliff Lake lies approximately one mile above Diamond Lake on Trail #100.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 16N 28W 18
Latitude/Longitude 47.13923 -115.18951
FWP Region Region 2 
County Mineral
Fishing District Western

Main Contact

William Knotek
Fisheries Biologist
lknotek@mt.gov
(406) 542-5506
Missoula
Region 2


Manager

Patrick Saffel
Fisheries Manager
psaffel@mt.gov
(406) 542-5507
Missoula
Region 2

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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 103 103
2013 179 126
2011 292 151

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