Where to Fish Clear Lake

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Clear Lake is a small (8.8 acres), remote glacial cirque lake located near the Idaho border in the Deer Creek (St. Regis River) drainage at 5,828 ft elevation. The lake lies on the Lolo National Forest (Superior Ranger District).

Size 8.8 acres
Elevation 5828.0 ft.
Directions Clear Lake is most easily accessed by taking USFS Road #282 (North Fork Little Joe Creek Road) southwest from St. Regis, MT. Once you reach the Idaho border, take USFS Road #391 northwest approximately 7.5 miles. At this point above the lake, there is a vehicle pull-out and small campsite from which one can see the lake. There is a short, steep unofficial trail (<0.5 mile) from the campsite to the lake.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 17N 30W 3
Latitude/Longitude 47.26946 -115.40678
FWP Region Region 2 
County Mineral
Fishing District Western

Main Contact

William Knotek
Fisheries Biologist
lknotek@mt.gov
(406) 542-5506
Missoula
Region 2


Manager

Patrick Saffel
Fisheries Manager
psaffel@mt.gov
(406) 542-5507
Missoula
Region 2

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Waterbody Section Field Form Type Date Purpose Species
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
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For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
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For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
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