Where to Fish Sunlight Lake

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 8.0 acres
Elevation 8895.36 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

Main Contact

Absaroka Beartooth - Region 5

Absaroka Beartooth
Region 5


Manager

Ken Frazer
Fisheries Manager
kfrazer@mt.gov
(406) 247-2961
Absaroka Beartooth
Region 5

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Waterbody Section Field Form Type Date Purpose Species
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Species Count Avg StdDev Min Max AvgWgt StdDevWgt MinWeight S/L Sects Surveys Waterbody
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
For Comparative analysis all Length Units are millimeters : all Weights are grams
Waterbody Year Section Species Count AveLength StdDevLength MinLength MaxLength AveWeight StdDevWeight MinWeight MaxWeight
Year Angler Days Std. Error
2013 81 81

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