Where to Fish Hub Lake


Hub Lake is a small (5.6 acres), remote glacial cirque lake located near the Idaho border in the Ward Creek (St. Regis River) drainage at 5,698 ft elevation. The lake lies on the Lolo National Forest (Superior Ranger District).

Size 5.6 acres
Elevation 5698.0 ft.
Directions There are several ways to access Hub Lake. The most common route is to take Exit 26 off Interstate Highway 90 to USFS Road #889 (Ward Creek Road). Take Road #889 for ~ 6.3 miles to the USFS Trail #262 trailhead. Approximately 1.3 miles up Trail #262, take Trail #280 to the north (right). This steep trail will lead past Hazel Lake to Hub Lake ~ 1.3 miles from the trail junction. Another option is to take USFS Road #282 (Little Joe Creek Road) from St. Regis to the Idaho border. Once you reach the Idaho border, take USFS Road #391 northwest ~ 4 miles to the Trail #262 trailhead. This trail runs north for ~ 1.4 miles to the same Trail # 280 junction mentioned above. Hub Lake can also be accessed off of USFS Road #391 by Trail #250 which lies another 1.4 miles to the east of Trail #280. Trail # 250 intersects Trail #280 near Hub Lake ~ 1.6 miles north of the trailhead.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 18N 30W 35
Latitude/Longitude 47.27563 -115.37462
FWP Region Region 2 
County Mineral
Fishing District Western
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Id Fcs Id Fnd Id Species 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
2015 198 198

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