Jackson City Reservoir Fishing Map – SE Ohio

Jackson City Reservoir Fishing Map | SE OH

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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.