Where to Fish Cottonwood Lake


Cottonwood Lake is a beautiful lake located at timberline. The area receives moderate amount of use.

Size 9.2 acres
Elevation 8944.56 ft.
Directions The access to Cottonwood Lake is across private land. Follow a maintained trail up Cottonwood Creek.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 03N 11E 3
Latitude/Longitude 46.0383 -110.34077
FWP Region Region 3 
County Park
Fishing District Central
Type: MTNLAKE

Main Contact

Scott Opitz
Fisheries Biologist
sopitz@mt.gov
(406) 223-3951
Upper Yellowstone
Region 3


Manager

Travis Horton
Fisheries Manager
thorton@mt.gov
(406) 994-3155
Upper Yellowstone
Region 3

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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 402 245
2011 187 148

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