Where to Fish Nugget Lake

Nugget Lake


Good growth rates. Lake is managed as a trophy fishery. Stocked every 8 years. Possibility of some reproduction occurring. We tweaked numbers back to 50/acre in 2000. 1,660 planted 1976. D Fischer '88 found on and off hot fishing for 10-16" CT's. Dennis Hagenston 7/5/91 CT's 12-14" nice chunky fish. Greg Aldrich reports heavy 16-17"ers 8/92. Not a lot but worth the trouble. A lundberg 8/93 6 fish 15-18". 12-14"ers in inlet area. In '96 a few fat ones and some smaller we'll try growing some real whoppers in here. '86 34 CT 6.9-16.3" ave. 8.7".

Size 8.3 acres
Elevation 9393.92 ft.
Directions 8 miles to Silver Lake on Good Trail. Then follow a primative trail west from the north end of Silver Lake for 3.5 miles.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 07S 15E 20
Latitude/Longitude 45.20692 -109.89637
FWP Region Region 5 
County Stillwater
Fishing District Central
Type: MTNLAKE
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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 97 97

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