• Jackson Lake Fishing Report - GA

    Southern Fishing Schools
    (770) 889-2654 http://www.southernfishing.com/ ken@southernfishing.com
  • SOUTHERN FISHING SCHOOLS INC. is the ONLY full time Fishing School in the south. We have been fishing these lakes and streams of the south since 1957. We have attended more than 40 worlds championship events, that include 26 Bassmasters Classics, 7 Red Man All Americans and 5 BassNGal World Finals. We can teach anglers of all skill levels how to find and catch more bass

  • Jackson Lake Fishing Report - GA

    LAKE JACKSON IS .62 FEET OVER FULL, CLEAR, 80 S


    Bass fishing is fair. The top water bite is fair early but shuts off around mid morning. Use a 1/4 or ½ ounce spinnerbait in white or white/chart. Other colors are also working but these two seem to be the favorites among anglers. Isolated stumps or any isolated cover in the small variety is your best bet while using the blade. Several casts at each target will be necessary and using a slow retrieve will aid in the process. Another good technique to try is slow swimming a pumpkin/chart u tale worm around the same type of cover. These bass seem to get on the slow baits a little better than the faster moving ones. Try different colors as well. Stay on the main rivers and away from the back of coves and small creeks. The spots seem to be more aggressive while working the points while the largemouth tend to be holding tight to the cover. Try deep water docks but don't stay on them too long if the bite isn't happening. The ¼ ounce Rat L Traps are catching a few but it is still a little early and too warm for the lipless cranks to be real productive. Use pig n jigs in blue or black but be sure to downsize for the better bite. Use the ¼ ounce or smaller in all blue. This is catching the larger bass while slow rolling it right along the bottom.


    LOWRANCE TIPS: VIEW: NO SPLIT, ZOOM, BOTTOM LOCK, and FLASHER PALLETTE: Palette 1 for 200 kHz, palette 3 for 83 KHz. TEMP GRAPH: Use as needed DEPTH LINE: Use as needed A SCOPE: Vertical flasher use as needed PREVIEW: CURSOR ON or OFF FISH ID: OFF


    We have all the details for our On the Water SONAR School on our web SCHOOLS page. We have the LOWRANCE CARBON and LOWRANCE GEN 3 Touch and the game changing technology in the NEW 3D Lowrance Technology on our boat. Bring any HDS machine only to Lake Lanier and learn it ALL in one day. Call Ken for details. See our Southern Fishing Schools page for the latest screen shots of the LOWRANCE 3D technology. See bass over a ladder in 10 feet of water 158 feet from my boat. www.lowrance.com


    Ask for a free sonar set up sheet by sending me an email to ken@southernfishing.com. Please tell me what model machine you have.


    Call Brian Leiva at www.bbgmarine.com 888 570 0916 for all your Lowrance and other technology.


    We have these books for sale BASS FISHING ON WEST POINT LAKE BASS FISHING LAKE RUSSELL BASS FISHING WEST POINT LAKE and BASS FISHING LAKE HARTWELL. These books have lots of bass fishing and covers every week of the year. Each book $39.00. If you would like a sample of any book send us an e mail to ken@southernfishing.com.


    We offer these waypoints for sale. You get the coordinates and you load them into your GPS unit for Lake Allatoona for $99.00 Lake Lanier for $99.00 Lake Oconee for $99.00 Lake Weiss for $99.00 Lake Hartwell for $99.00 WAYPOINTS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE


    Ken Sturdivant will be hosting FREE Fishing classes at 4 Forsyth County Library Branch s. These seminars will cover Bass Fishing, Striper Fishing, Crappie Fishing, Fly Fishing and Sonar. These are the dates and times. Anglers DO NOT need to pre register. Please come to the event 30 minutes prior to start time. All events are subjects to change without notice.
    These are the locations: Cumming Library Branch, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040, Sharon Forks Branch, Sharon Forks 2820 Old Atlanta Road, Cumming, GA 30041, Hampton Park Branch, Hampton Park 5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming, GA 30041, Post Road Branch, Post Road 5010 Post Road, Cumming, GA 30040
    These are the dates, times and topics:
    Sunday October 14, 2018 Hampton Park SONAR 2 to 4 pm Ken Sturdivant will teach this class on Basics of SONAR.
    Sunday, October 21, 2018 Sharon Fork BASS LURES 2 to 4 pm Ken Sturdivant will teach the Basic Bass lures.
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 Post Road: FLY FISHING 2 to 4 pm Meet Rene Hess, FFI Certified Casting Instructor at this class.
    Sunday, November 11, 2018 Cumming Library: SONAR 2 to 4 pm Ken Sturdivant will teach the Basics of SONAR at this class.
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Cumming Library: CRAPPIE 7 pm Ken Sturdivant will teach the basis of Crappie fishing.
    Sunday, November 18, 2018 Sharon Forks: FLY FISHING 2 to 4 pm Rene Hess will teach this class on Basics of FLY FISHING.
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 Hampton Park: FLY FISHING 2 to 4 p.m. Rene Hess, FFI Certified Casting Instructor will teach this class.
    All events are subjects to change without notice.
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