CAUTION - Unresolved Kings Grant Issues! It seems like every landowner on the Jackson below the dam is arguing for a claim of ownership. Until this is all sorted out, I strongly recommend you avoid that section of the river. Fish in Hidden Valley only.
Smallmouth Bass / Trout – Jackson River (Hidden Valley – South)
A real treasure, a pleasure to visit… this place is sweet!
Trout Hike – Jackson River (Gathright Dam)
A great disappointment – this amounted to only about an eighth of a mile of interesting water – a total and complete waste of time.
Trout Hike – Jackson River (VA – Hidden Valley)
A long hike will put you on some good water on the Jackson… and no King’s Grant issues to worry about
Trout Hike – Jackson River (VA – Indian Gap)
Only a short stop at Indian Gap – enough to appreciate its potential
Trout Hike – Jackson River (VA – Petticoat Junction)
I did not spend much time here – just a quick check on conditions and access
Trout Hike – Jackson River (VA-Smith Bridge)
Update: Don’t fish here until the lawsuit is settled. Looks like the “cease and desist” order had no impact. Update!!! AVOID THIS SPOT It had been a
Trout Hike – Muddy Run (Off the Jackson)
Muddy Run joins the Jackson a bit before the start of the special regulation area. For those who like bushwacking, head on up!
Trout Trip: Jackson River (Hidden Valley – North)
Wide and Remote….We made the trek out to the Jackson River in August – was it worthwhile?