There is a lot of good news for fans of fishing at Jameson Lake. The
lake suffered from algae blooms for a couple of years and fishing was
disappointing. This is one of the region’s long-time favorites, and I
have met families here that have been coming to Jameson for decades. I
have seen four generations of fishing families on their annual opening
weekend trip. The lake is in great shape now and not only has survival
of fingerlings been very good, plants of bigger fish have been stepped
up. Last fall there were 10,000 12-inch catchables placed in the lake,
and they should be a solid 14 inches for the opener at the end of April.
An additional 3,000 large catchables and 600 “jumbo” triploids will be
in the lake just prior to the opener. There is plenty of good feed in
Jameson again and fish are very fat and healthy. I am very happy to
learn that Jameson Lake is back as one of the better trout lakes in the
region. It is served by two resorts and has a large public camping
area, so it accommodates very large numbers of anglers.