Where to Fish Missoula Lake


Missoula Lake is a moderately sized (11.4 acres), semi-remote glacial cirque lake located near the Idaho border in the Cedar Creek drainage at 6,058 ft elevation. The lake lies on the Lolo National Forest (Superior Ranger District).

Size 11.4 acres
Elevation 6058.0 ft.
Directions Access to Missoula Lake can most easily be obtained by taking USFS Road #320 (Cedar Creek Road) from Superior, Montana for ~ 22 miles. There is a developed USFS campground at the trailhead for lake access. The trail to the lake is < 0.5 miles.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 15N 28W 15
Latitude/Longitude 47.06338 -115.116
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
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
2015 93 93
2013 191 135
2011 154 89
2009 544 259

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