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Jackson River Tailwater Biologist Report

DWR Fisheries biologists just completed their yearly sampling of the Jackson River Tailwaters, and the trout population is looking impressive. They found excellent overall numbers of trout throughout the public sections of the river. Many quality Brown Trout measuring 12″ – 20″ were captured, but what was most impressive were the size of the Rainbow Trout. Anglers can expect above-average rainbows measuring 12″-15″ with a few reaching 18″. They also found high numbers of young trout which were spawned in the fall of 2019 / spring of 2020, so the population is projected to remain strong in the coming years. Check out our Jackson River Tailwaters page to plan your next fishing trip today!

  • October 6, 2020