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Fishing At Lake Jackson

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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.

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.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Jackson

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish White catfish White crappie Bluegill Redbreast Sunfish Redear Sunfish Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Lake Jackson Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Indian Springs Campground - 770 504-2277

Lake Jackson GA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Jackson
Factory Shoals Recreation Park
450 Newton Factory Bridge Rd
Covington, GA 30014
770 787-6670

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Lake Jackson has populations of catfish, bass, crappie, sunfish, striped bass and hybrid stripers in north-central GA.

Fishing on Lake Jackson.