Where to Fish Copper Lake


Copper Lake is a small (3.5 acre), shallow (7 ft max depth) glacial trough near Lookout Pass that has been impounded with a rock dam. The lake lies at 4,983 ft elevation near the Idaho border in the upper St. Regis River watershed on the Lolo National Forest (Superior Ranger District).

Size 3.5 acres
Elevation 4983.0 ft.
Directions Copper Lake is most easily accessed by taking exit 0 from Interstate Highway 90 at Lookout Pass. From the highway exit, take the higher of the two secondary roads on the southwest side of the drainage. The lake trailhead (USFS Trail # 265) lies approximately 2.1 miles from the highway. Copper Lake lies 1.3 miles up Trail #265.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 19N 32W 8
Latitude/Longitude 47.42373 -115.70401
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
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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
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