Where to Fish Yellow Bear Lake

Yellow Bear Lake


Yellow Bear Lake is located in the Upper Ruby River Drainage and is in the Snowcrest Mountains.

Size 0.4425 acres
Elevation 7425.92 ft.
Directions From Ruby Reservoir, head south on County Route 248. Veer right onto Country Route 50. Follow County Route 50 to the Snowcrest Trail Trailhead (Trail 6057). Bushwack southwest for ~0.5 mile to Yellow Bear Lake. A GPS is recommended.
Status of the Fishery Yellow Bear Lake has not been stocked and is believed to be fishless. Future sampling will decide if the lake can support fish and should be stocked.
Township/Range/Section 10S 04W 28
Latitude/Longitude 44.9326269598 -112.109211371
FWP Region Region 3 
County Madison
Fishing District Central
Owner: Forest Service
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

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There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.