Jackson Lake

Fishing

brochure Jackson Lake - Fishing
C O L O R A D O PA R K S & W I L D L I F E Jackson Lake Jackson Lake State Park Co. Rd. 3 Co. Rd. 2 Co. Rd. AA Greeley Ft. Morgan Goodrich l Co o. Orchard Colo. 144 34 Denver Private Ft. Morgan Wiggins I-76 Jackson Lake State Wildlife Area Fishing at Jackson Lake State Park North Shore Area 6 Rows of windbreak trees (boundry line) 5 Ski Counter-Clockwise ate Priv County Road 2 4 1 2 3 E GO TIN NO N HU IK ND Map Legend 1 2 3 4 5 Andrick Ponds StateWildlife Area 6 7 8 9 10 9 t le In Pelican Campground Cove Campground Lakeside Campground Sandpiper Campground Fox Hills Campground Northview Campground Dunes Group Campground Centennial Group Picnic Area Cottonwood Picnic Area / OHV Track Swimbeach Parking 8 10 7 Ice Fishing Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) cpw.state.co.us Common Fish Species Found at Jackson Lake Warm Weather Winter Weather Mid-February to November 1st November 1st to Mid-February Ice fishing is permitted at the boat ramp, outlet, and inlet areas until the end of the regular goose season. Regulations 1. Rainbow Trout Yellow Perch Northern Pike Largemouth Bass Walleye Saugeye Sauger Fish artwork by Duane Raven/USFWS White Crappie Wiper Bluegill Drum Minimum size limit for walleye & saugeye is 15 inches long. Only 1 walleye or saugeye in the aggregate longer than 21 inches can be taken per day. 2. Minimum size limit for wipers is 15 inches long. Minimum size limit for crappie is 10 inches long. 3. Fishing is prohibited from the dam between 10 pm to 6 am. 4. Youth under the age of 16 do not need a fishing license and may take a full bag and possession limit without a license. 5. Fishing is prohibited from the swim beaches. 6. Boats aren’t allowed in or near the swim beaches, outlet tube area, inlet or dike fishing area. 7. Since Jackson Lake was built for irrigational purposes, please check conditions on the web site for up-to-date information regarding water levels, boating & fishing conditions, etc. American Shad Ice Safety Tips 1. Always have a life jacket available. 2. Never go out on the ice alone. 3. Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return. 4. Because ice conditions vary, cross at your own risk. Regulations 1. Portable ice fishing structures are permitted but must be removed at the end of the day. 2. All open fires on the ice must be contained within a metal container. 3. No litter, including fish entrails, may be left on the ice. Please use trash containers. 4. Ice fishing holes may not exceed 10” in diameter or 10” on any side. Common Carp Channel Catfish NOTE: Refer to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Fishing Brochure for additional regulations including bag limits, etc. This brochure, in addition to the Waterfowl brochure, provides specific information regarding the State Wildlife Area on the northeast corner of the reservoir. This area is not part of the State park. Jackson Lake State Park #26363 Road 3 • Orchard, CO 80649 • (970) 645-2551 E-mail: dnr_jackson.lake@state.co.us cpw.state.co.us HPJA1205_PDF_07/16

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