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Have never been to Jefferson, but was thinking of heading out there this weekend to give it a try. I know it's a small lake, but has it been pretty good for Lakers for anyone?

Also, does anyone know if there is a day pass fee and what that the cost is?
 

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Road in was in terrible shape snow-wise when I checked it out last week. I ran into Nate fetching a guy and his son who got stuck up near the top on their snowmobile. His rig is an ATV with cat tracks on each wheel. 8)
 

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Is it not accessible in the Winter with an SUV?
If you could get past the locked gate where the road from the campground ends and the road to the lake begins.....maybe if you had 44's with lockers, chains and a winch :)

Seriously, they lock the gate to autos (or did the last I knew of), you can run a snowmachine up there, but the road drifts in some places and is bare pavement in others so it's hard on things with tracks designed for snow.

If you want lakers thru the ice I'd look at Green Mountain, Granby or a couple other spots you can get to more easily.

Jefferson is a beautiful place though and I enjoy going there too.



***On a side note a long time ago before they closed stuff down I made a run up there in late December in a 1970 Bronco, heavily modified along with some folks with a full size p/u with 38's, it was a real butt puckering experience and I vowed to never try that again.
 

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Really appreciate the info. That would be a really crappy drive getting up near there and having to turn around.
 

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Thanks pistoldog, I usually go up toe Grandby or Williams Fork, was just thinking of changing up the scenery. Have been to Green Mountain for camping but never fished there. Has it been a good fishery for Lakers?
 

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Thanks pistoldog, I usually go up toe Grandby or Williams Fork, was just thinking of changing up the scenery. Have been to Green Mountain for camping but never fished there. Has it been a good fishery for Lakers?
It's good for smaller macks. There are some bigger fish in there, but they're rare.
 

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Thanks pistoldog, I usually go up toe Grandby or Williams Fork, was just thinking of changing up the scenery. Have been to Green Mountain for camping but never fished there. Has it been a good fishery for Lakers?
There is a guy on here named Fordo who can fill you in on GM pretty well and I'm sure others could offer some good tips also.
 

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Jefferson can be a fun lake, especially the views! I don't mind making the hike as long as they keep the lower gate open. Pulled a 36" Mack out my first time icing it, first and last fish I caught all day.
 
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