Where to Fish Fairy Lake

Fairy Lake


A mountain lake located on the east side of the Bridger Mountains. The lake can be accessed via a road and can experience heavy use. Fairy Lake is managed as a Yellowstone Cutthroat trout fishery.

Size 11.3 acres
Elevation 7,534.2 ft.
Directions The road to Fairy Lake is located off of the Bridger Canyon Road-Highway 86 just north of Bridger Bowl. Follow the Fairy Lake Road about 5 miles until it ends at the trail head to the lake.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 02N 06E 22
Latitude/Longitude 45.90465 -110.95727
FWP Region Region 3 
County Gallatin
Fishing District Central
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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
2015 193 136
2013 155 109
2011 299 168
2009 193 148

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There is no fish consumption advisory for this waterbody.