Lake Fork

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Lake Fork

Lake Fork Reservoir is located 65 miles east of Dallas on the on Lake Fork Creek, a major tributary of the Sabine River between Quitman, Alba, Emory, and Yantis, Texas. At 27,690 acres and 315 miles of shoreline, Lake Fork was designed a premier bass fishing lake and currently holds records for 34 out of the Top 50 largemouth bass caught in Texas. If fishing is your sport then check out our Lake Fork waterfront homes and vacation rentals.  More Lake Information

Lake Fork Calendar of Events


Farmers' Market Halloween

Local and Fresh Saturday Farmers' Market Downtown Winnsboro on Market Street Only local farmers and vendors participate in this farmers' market so you are assured of fresh, local, and healthy produce and...


Lake Fork Anglers Every Other Week Competition next 11/3

The Lake Fork Anglers 21st tournament of 2016 was Thursday Oct 20 out of Oak Ridge Marina. Next tournament is Nov 3rd. Registration will start at 6 AM and end at 6:30 Am. Fishing starts at 7 AM and runs...


3 Day Fall Crappie Academy

NOVEMBER 11,12,&13th November is the WCCC's 3 Day Fall Crappie Academy. This 3 day event will be held at The Fisherman's Cove Marina on Hwy 17 out of Alba, TX. Cost is $25.00 per member, $35.00 for...


Monday Night Live

MONDAY NIGHT LIVE Music, food, wine, art vendors, and farmers market vendors get together for an evening of fun. Local wineries and restaurants serving up some good grub. Outdoor dining at its finest. ...


Rains County Eagle Fest

This year's event will host two days of festival entertainers, speakers, bird and wildlife shows, educational activities, plus two days of bus and barge tours to spot Eagles and other rare birds! Tickets will...

Lake Fork News and Community

Lake Fork Fishing Report for October 25, 2016

Well fall is here and the weather patterns will be changing on a regular basis. This week had brisk north winds only to see the winds changing to the south on Saturday. What does that mean for the fishermen...

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Lake Fork Fishing Report 10/23/16

Lake Fork : The Bass fishing was very good for us this week at Lake Fork. Again we averaged 25-50 Bass per day and the largest Bass for the week weighed a little over 6 lbs. We fished a couple of other lakes...

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October Meeting of The Well Armed Woman

The Lake Fork Chapter of The Well Armed Woman had 22 ladies at the October meeting with 2 being guests. The program began with rockers and patches being awarded to those that earned levels in the NRA...

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11th Annual Berkley Big Bass on Fork results

Junior Thomas tops over 1100 Anglers at the 11th Annual Berkley Big Bass on Fork with a 10.15 and takes home a new Skeeter ZX 200 - Yamaha 200 SHO - Lowrance - Power Pole - Minn-Kota Joe Todd wins a new...

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Fall fishing for crappie

I know many of us outdoors people pick up the shotgun or rifle in the fall and relegate fishing as something to do when not hunting. Many of the fishing guides I have been visiting with who offer both fishing...

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Lake Fork Real Estate

Exellent Lake Fork Get-A-Way

$129,900 Featured

BIG REDUCTION!! Incredible Lake Fork Retreat! 12 tree covered lots, 22' x 30' living/kitchen on slab, lots of window, commercial style kitchen, etched stained concrete floors, hickory cabinets, custom tile over gas stove, pot filler, stainless...

Lake Fork Marina Residential & Commercial Land for Sale

$75,000 Featured

***PRICE REDUCED*** 1.2 acres of land total. Off of Highway 17 just prior to the entrance of Lake Fork Marina. Lake Fork Reservoir is less than 200 yards away. Five Multi-Purpose Lots are show in the image (6,7,8,9,10)* Premium...

7 Acre Wooded Waterfront Lot

$87,000 Featured Waterfront

Put your forever house here or build a vacation get-away and enjoy some laid-back hours in East Texas. Lot 16-C is 7.40 acres on Reed Lake, a 7 acre private lake. This waterfront lot has over 400 feet of shore line and is located next to the dam...

Home and 7 Acres Within 1 Mile of Lake Fork

$326,000 Featured

You could not ask for a better location. Within ΒΌ mile to Lake Fork Golf Course and 1 mile to Lake Fork. Gorgeous home on 7.3 acres, entire property is fenced with pipe fencing along the front and solar gate with new key pad. 32' x 34' insulated...

2009 Athens Pakr Model

$39,000 Featured

2009 Athens located in Bridgeview RV park on Hwy 17. It is in like new condition. It has a large deck, storage building, includes dining table with four chairs, sofa with queen sofa, a combination LG washer-dryer unit, refrigerator, and electric...

Lake Fork Vacation Rentals and Cabins

Lake Fork private waterfront lake house w/ covered boathouse

Featured Waterfront

Beautiful lakefront house w/covered 2 stall boathouse w/one lift, on six acres. THIS IS A NON-SMOKING HOME. Charming inside & out. Families and fisherman welcome - sorry but no pets, Dish TV. Includes stainless steel grill, outdoor firepit...

Lake Fork Fisherman's Cove

Featured Waterfront

Stunning three bedroom, two bath suite completed in 2014. Slate floors, granite counter tops, fully equipped kitchen with basic cooking utensils. 1100 square foot balcony with gas grill overlooks Lake Fork. Two queen beds, two full bunk beds and...

Lake Fork Lodge - #1 Bass Fishing Lodge on Lake Fork

Featured Waterfront

Come stay in luxury at the hottest bass lake in America. We have absolutely the finest facilities on Lake Fork. Relax and enjoy yourself in our spacious lodge situated on five beautifully landscaped waterfront acres. Our private boat ramp allows...

Lake Fork Fisherman's Cove

Featured Waterfront

Lake Fork Fisherman's Cove has everything you need to make your next trip to Lake Fork comfortable and fun. Twelve comfortable guest rooms all have two full size beds, mini fridge, microwave, coffee pot, and 32" flat screen TV with DirecTV....

Kat's Kabin

Featured Waterfront

Non smoking Log Cabin, 4 queen beds, Dish TV, Wi-Fi, limited use, fully equipped kitchen, covered porch, charcoal grill, 16X20 deck and fire pit Double Carport with electrical hookups Pets/with prior approval & 25.00 fee

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Lake Fork Current Weather Alerts

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Lake Fork Weather Forecast


Partly Sunny

Hi: 81

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 59


Partly Sunny

Hi: 82

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 62


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 85

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 60



Hi: 84

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 62

Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 10/25: 400.68 (-2.32)

Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 19)

Water lightly stained; 76–80 degrees; 2.17’ low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged soft plastics on shallow cover and docks as well as hollow body frogs and weightless Flukes near submerged grass. White and yellow bass are good on minnows. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines and prepared bait.

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