Where to Fish Basin Creek Lake


Lake receives fairly heavy use. It is very shallow but may be deeper than the 5.5 ft shown in our records; 8 ft more probable. Outside the A-B Wilderness. The 2015 gill net set was a 4 hour daytime set. Eleven of the twenty fish 2015 sample was obtained by 1.5 hours of angling. The shallow shoreline required long casts.

Size 6.7 acres
Elevation 8,993.8 ft.
Directions 4 miles of excellent trail up Basin Creek. 2,100' climb.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 08S 19E 7
Latitude/Longitude 45.14536 -109.42862
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
2013 81 81
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