Where to Fish Lightning Lake


Fish were progeny of Sylvan Lake stock. Goldens spawn in the outlet. Offspring spend time in Little Lightning, then move back into Lightning. Muliple fire rings. Heavy use. The 2003 sample was obtained using angling.

Size 61.3 acres
Elevation 9393.92 ft.
Directions Up Trail #90 from Initial Creek to east side of tumble creek or east side of lightning creek. May be best from near mouth of divide creek.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 06S 13E 2
Latitude/Longitude 45.33387 -110.07004
FWP Region Region 5 
County Sweet Grass
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
2013 88 88
2011 103 103
2009 789 744

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