Jackson City Reservoir Fishing Map – SE Ohio

Jackson City Reservoir Fishing Map | SE OH

Jackson City Reservoir Fishing Map | Southeast Ohio FishingClick for a larger printable map view

Lake Information Details and State Management
Jackson City Reservoir Jackson City Reservoir is in Jackson County. This small reservoir covers 190 acres with 8.4 miles of shoreline. The lake lies within Ohio Division of Wildlife District Four(4).
Location Jackson City Reservoir is located in Liberty Township about 1.5 miles west of the city of Jackson. It's also known as "Hammertown Lake". The north side of the lake is accessible from County Road 76 (State Street) and the south side is accessed by County Road 10 (South Street).
Distance from Major Cities Approximately 70 miles south from Columbus. Approximately 45 miles from the southern Ohio border. Approximately 100 miles east of Cincinnati.
Fishing Opportunities Jackson Lake has a "two-story" fishery. The upper layers of warmer water contain *Largemouth Bass *Bluegill *White Crappie *Channel Catfish *Yellow Perch. The cooler water below holds *Rainbow Trout and *Golden Trout.
Boating Information There is an electric motors only restriction on Jackson City Reservoir. There are three boat launches and parking areas around the lake.
State Management The Division of Wildlife activities include; monitoring fish populations ~ stocking ~ constructing fish attractors ~ physical and chemical water quality analysis. Adult Rainbow Trout are stocked into the reservoir each March.

GFO On The Spot – Jackson City Reservoir – Courtesy Google Maps


      A very special THANKS to the Ohio Division of Natural Resources, the Division of Wildlife and the Division of Watercraft for their hard work and dedication in providing Ohio sportsmen and women with safety and excellent fishing & hunting opportunities!

      Turn In a Poacher (1-800-POACHER)

      Ohio’s Turn In a Poacher, or ”TIP” program is helping to curtail poaching throughout the state, by involving the public in reporting wildlife violations. If you observe a wildlife violation, click here and submit the form online or print the form and mail it to:

      TIP Headquarters, Division of Wildlife
      2045 Morse Rd., Bldg G
      Columbus, Ohio 43229-6693

      Or call the TIP toll-free hotline, 1-800-POACHER.

      • Catch GFO on Facebook!

        GFO Tournament Calendar

        March 2017
        Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
        February 27, 2017 February 28, 2017 March 1, 2017 March 2, 2017 March 3, 2017

        Category: Fishing./ Boat/ Outdoor Sports ShowsAkron Boat Show

        Akron Boat Show
        March 4, 2017

        Category: Fishing./ Boat/ Outdoor Sports ShowsAkron Boat Show

        Akron Boat Show
        March 5, 2017

        Category: Fishing./ Boat/ Outdoor Sports ShowsAkron Boat Show

        Akron Boat Show
        March 6, 2017 March 7, 2017 March 8, 2017 March 9, 2017 March 10, 2017 March 11, 2017 March 12, 2017
        March 13, 2017 March 14, 2017 March 15, 2017 March 16, 2017 March 17, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 19, 2017
        March 20, 2017 March 21, 2017 March 22, 2017 March 23, 2017 March 24, 2017 March 25, 2017 March 26, 2017
        March 27, 2017 March 28, 2017 March 29, 2017 March 30, 2017 March 31, 2017 April 1, 2017 April 2, 2017