Where to Fish Sunlight Lake

Sunlight Lake


The lake sits just above timberline in an open basin. The shoreline is roughly 60% rock and 40% grass. The lake was about 1/2 covered with ice during the 7/23/14 survey. Yellowstone cutthroat trout were doing well and very abundant when surveyed in 2014.

Size 8 acres
Elevation 8,895.4 ft.
Directions Follow the Cattle Trail up the north fork ~3 1/2 miles from the maintained trail up sweet Grass Creek.
Status of the Fishery
Township/Range/Section 04N 11E 8
Latitude/Longitude 46.10989 -110.38896
FWP Region Region 5 
County Park
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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