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Fishing Reports

Lake Jackson Fishing Report – June 2024

Jackson: Level: 0.5 feet above 528. Temp: Upper 70s. Clarity: Light stain in the river, mostly clear in other areas. Bass: Tournament angler Willie McMullen reports that although it is hit or miss, watch for a mayfly hatch. Bream feeding on the bugs will bring in the bass, and they will hit poppers, like a…

Lake Jackson Fishing Report – May 2024

Jackson: Level: 0.8 feet above 528. Temp: 75-78 degrees. Clarity: Light stain. Bass: Tournament angler Willie McMullen reports that May is a great month on Jackson. It’s the tail end of the shad and bass spawns, so early in the month you can try those patterns. All month long be on the lookout for bream…

Lake Jackson Fishing Report — April 9, 2024

Jackson: Level: 0.9 feet above 528. Temp: 62-66 degrees. Clarity: Heavy stain from mouth of Tussahaw Creek to the dam. Bass: Ronnie Garrison with the Flint River Bass Club reports, “I won with five weighing 9.74 pounds and had big fish with a 2.78-lb. largemouth. We started at 7 a.m., and by 8:30 I had three…

Lake Jackson Fishing Report – April 2024

Jackson: Level: 0.6 feet above 528. Temp: Mid to upper 60s by early April. Clarity: Stained on most of the lake. Bass: Tournament angler Willie McMullen reports that bass and shad will be spawning. Target the shad spawn on seawalls early with buzzbaits, spinnerbaits and bladed jigs, moving until you find feeding fish. Shad will…

Lake Jackson Fishing Report – March 2024

Jackson: Level: 1 foot over 528. Temp: Mid to low 50s. Clarity: Stained to heavy stain. Bass: Tournament angler Willie McMullen, reports that many bass will spawn around the full moon in March.  A spinnerbait and bladed jig fished around wood will catch them. Start near the mouths of coves and pockets and work all…

Benefit Bass Tournament To Help Family Of Hunting Accident Victim

The crew from Berry’s Tournament Trails will be hosting a benefit bass tournament on Saturday, Feb. 17 for the family of Jason Cody. Jason fell from a deer stand in November. His daughter Emma set up a Go Fund Me page and writes, “My dad was in a hunting accident on Nov. 21. His deer…

Lake Jackson Fishing Report – February 2024

Jackson: Level: 1.3 feet above 528. Temp: Mid 40s. Clarity: Muddy. Bass: Tournament angler Willie McMullen said rocks are the key in February. Bump them with a Shad Rap or other small crankbait. Stained water is good, but muddy water makes it tough. Tussahaw Creek usually clears up before the main river, so check it…

Lake Jackson Fishing Report – January 2024

Jackson: Level: 0.6 above 528. Temp: Upper 40s to low 50s. Clarity: Too clear. Bass: Tournament angler Willie McMullen is hoping for rain to stain up the water. He says it is so clear that fishing is tough. Around 10 pounds has been winning tournaments recently. The clear water is also keeping the bass deeper.…

Ambush Spots For Winter Bass On Lake Jackson

During the late fall and early winter, bass at Lake Jackson are feeding on seawalls early and then moving to deeper rocks when the sun gets bright. Follow them and fish with a variety of baits, from topwater to jigs, to catch numbers and quality of bass this month. Dammed in 1910, Jackson is one…

Lake Jackson Fishing Report – November 2023

Jackson: Level: 0.4 feet above 528. Temp: 64-68 degrees. Clarity: The South and Yellow rivers are stained, Alcovy to the dam is clear. Bass: Tournament angler Willie McMullen reports the water will cool quickly in Jackson since it is fairly small. Bait moving into creeks and coves will draw bass to the back half of them,…

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