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Polaris Lake
Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Polaris Lake

General Information

  • Maximum Depth: 10.7 m (35.0 ft.)
  • Management Area: Fairbanks
  • USGS Map: Fairbanks C-1
  • Surface Area: 19.3 ha (47.7 acres)
  • Elevation: 163 m (535 ft.)

Fishing Information

Species Present: Arctic char, Arctic grayling, northern pike, Chinook salmon, coho salmon, rainbow trout

First stocked in: 1997 with rainbow trout

Most recently stocked in: 2014 with Chinook salmon

Stocking Information

Stocking Access: truck

Recent stocking records

Access Information

These lakes are on military land. A permit is required to legally access these lakes. For Army land a Recreational Access Permit (RAP) is required. For Air Force Land a Hunt/Trap/Fish (HTF) permit is required. These permits are not interchangeable. For information on how to obtain a permit for Army lands, visit USARTRAK.ISPORTSMAN.net or call 907-361-9686 (Fairbanks). For information on how to obtain a permit for Air Force lands call 907-377-5182.

  • Directions: From EAFB main gate, travel approximately 0.63 miles and turn left onto Central Ave, travel 0.77 miles and turn left onto Manchu Trail (right before the gas station, street may not be marked), go across railroad tracks and stay right at Y (Arctic Ave), turn left onto North St, left at T onto Lakeview Dr, travel 0.24 miles and turn right onto Glacier Road, 0.14 miles to lake, on EAFB.
  • Status: Military Reservation
  • Improvements:
    1. road
    2. parking
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Fairbanks, 003S, 003E, 01
  • Lat/Long: 64.68868°    -147.072797°