Where to Fish Trail Lake


Trail Lake is a moderately sized (11.5 acres), remote forested cirque lake located near the Idaho border in the North Fork Trout Creek drainage at 5,777 ft elevation. The lake lies on the Lolo National Forest (Superior Ranger District).

Size 11.5 acres
Elevation 5777.0 ft.
Directions Take USFS Road #250 (Trout Creek Road) out of Superior, Montana for ~18 miles to USFS Road #388. Take this road ~ 2.8 miles to where it crosses the North Fork of Trout Creek. The trailhead for USFS Trail #156 lies at this crossing. Take Trail #156 ~ 2.2 miles to Trail Lake. The first ~ 1.5 miles of the trail is ORV accessible.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 14N 27W 5
Latitude/Longitude 47.00522 -115.04162
FWP Region Region 2 
County Mineral
Fishing District Western
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Waterbody Section Field Form Type Date Purpose Species
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Species Count Avg StdDev Min Max AvgWgt StdDevWgt MinWeight S/L Sects Surveys Waterbody
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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
2013 194 194

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