Where to Fish Elk Lake


The Yellowstone cutthroat grow well in Elk Lake. In 2012, 9 YCT were caught in 4.5 hr net set.

Size 9.2 acres
Elevation 9528.4 ft.
Directions It is 6 miles up Copper Creek Trail #15 to West Boulder Divide and then 2 miles north along the divide to where you drop into the lake. It is a tough hike up Elk Creek. An angler reported hiking up the north side of Elk Creek and it took them 10-11 hours to reach the lake.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 07S 11E 14
Latitude/Longitude 45.22765 -110.31366
FWP Region Region 5 
County Park
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
2011 51 51
2009 74 74

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