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Richardson 28 Mile Pit
Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Richardson 28 Mile Pit

General Information

  • Maximum Depth: 6.1 m (20.0 ft.)
  • Management Area: Fairbanks
  • USGS Map: Fairbanks C-1
  • Surface Area: 2.9 ha (7.2 acres)
  • Elevation: 172 m (564 ft.)

Fishing Information

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

First stocked in: 1977 with coho salmon

Most recently stocked in: 2014 with Arctic grayling

Stocking Information

Stocking Access: truck

Recent stocking records

Access Information

  • Directions: At the south end of the Eielson AFB runway there is a chain-linked fence, at mile 335.1 turn north (look for sign) and proceed 0.1 miles to pit.
  • Improvements:
    1. road
    2. parking
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Fairbanks, 003S, 003E, 36
  • Lat/Long: 64.609336°    -147.060958°