Guide To Fishing At Lake Jackson
AKA: Jackson Reservoir
Over a century old, Lake Jackson has been producing nice stringers of fish and some great fish fry's for a long time. This 4,700-acre lake is still producing today, and is a great destination for a family vacation or weekend fishing trip. Jackson Lake is located in the upper-central part of the state, 3 miles northeast of Jackson, GA.
There are 135 miles of enticing shoreline for anglers to explore. These waters are home to catfish, bass, crappie, sunfish, striped bass and hybrid stripers. The shorelines have boat docks galore and are a favorite hangout for bass, sunfish and crappie. Much of the land surrounding the lake is private, but there are areas for public access to fish from the bank, or launch a canoe or kayak. There are numerous boat launches around the lake, including launch ramps at the marinas.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, white catfish, white crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, striped bass and hybrid striped bass at Lake Jackson in Georgia.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Jackson
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Jackson Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Jackson Lake Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Martin's Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the corner section of the lake, off St Co Road 364, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Reasor's Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the western section of the lake, south side, off Marina Circle, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
8726 Jackson Lake Rd
Monticello, GA 31064
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Indian Springs Campground - 770 504-2277
Lake Jackson GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Factory Shoals Recreation Park
450 Newton Factory Bridge Rd
Covington, GA 30014
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Lake Jackson in Georgia.
General Fishing Info
Information about fishing lakes in Georgia
Lake Jackson has populations of catfish, bass, crappie, sunfish, striped bass and hybrid stripers in north-central GA.