Josephine Lake


Josephine is located in Roseville along Lexington Ave, just south of County Road D. 

Species Present:

Walleye average in abundance, average in size with some larger individuals present.
Northern Pike: Above average abundance, average size.
Largemouth Bass: Average abundance, average size.
Bluegill: higher than average abundance, smaller than average size.
Crappie: low abundance, small average size.
Bullhead species: above average abundance, average size.


Boat Access:

Entrance to the public access is located at the north end of the county beach off Lexington Avenue. 

Shore Fishing:

Bank anglers are limited to the public shoreline adjacent to the beach. Ramsey County has installed a fishing pier between the boat launch and the beach. Much of this area is open sand beach. Fishing may be inhibited by overhanging trees in some areas. 

Management Plans:

  1. Fisheries standard lake survey in 2024.
  2. Stock 81 pounds of Walleye fingerlings when surplus fish are available. 

Aquatic Invasive Species Alert:

This lake contains Eurasian watermilfoil. Remove any visible plants from your boat, trailer, or other boating equipment before leaving the lake. 


This is a small lake with a limited access facility. Fishing has been limited to angling for bass, small Bluegill and the occasional Northern Pike. Stocking of Walleye fingerlings is hoped to provide additional angling opportunities as well as an attempt to improve the quality of Bluegill in this lake. 

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