Where to Fish Zimmer Lake


Some reproduction occurs but it is recommended the lake be stocked every eight years. A fine layer of silt covers the spawning substrate. Eb's planted in '36, CT's in '59, '67, '68, '76. '91 - redds were visible in the outlet, and the CT were spawning. Some fry seen. Continue stocking every 8 years. 9/96 beano sheridan found a good supply of 10-11" fish. The long winters of '96 test '97 may have slowed growth here. 2012 FWP survey 5.5 hr set 2 angled 2.5 hrs 10 YCT caught / healthy.

Size 26.0 acres
Elevation 10190.96 ft.
Directions East of Goose Lake. No Trail. Or one can hike up lady of the Lake Creek, then north up zimmer creek. Good trail. Long lake trailhead is shorter.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 08S 15E 20
Latitude/Longitude 45.11927 -109.88316
FWP Region Region 5 
County Park
Fishing District Central
Type: MTNLAKE

Main Contact

Absaroka Beartooth - Region 5

Absaroka Beartooth
Region 5


Manager

Ken Frazer
Fisheries Manager
kfrazer@mt.gov
(406) 247-2961
Absaroka Beartooth
Region 5

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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
Waterbody Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
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