Where to Fish Shelf Lake


Brookie density fluctuates with zooplankton density. Fish are generally in excellent condition. Leave the Glacier Lake Trail at the bridge. Stay on east side Of Creek. Access is possible from hellroaring plateau.

Size 51 acres
Elevation 10,187.7 ft.
Directions 3 miles from the end of the Glacier Lake (rock Creek) road. Trail is steep and full of downed timber. Leave Glacier Lake Trail .25 miles after foot bridge test head north up the ridge on the west side of the creek
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 09S 18E 21
Latitude/Longitude 45.02668 -109.52193
FWP Region Region 5 
County Carbon
Fishing District Central
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
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2017 484 347
2013 88 88
2011 171 99
2009 58 58
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