Lake Fork

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Lake Fork Anglers Twice monthly Thursday daytime tournament for 8.9.18

08/10/2018   5:16 am - 12:00 pm

3015 Sh 154 Lake Fork
Lake Fork, Texas

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The Lake Fork Anglers Twice monthly results for August 9 was mostly cloudy and some rain showers. Air temps started out in the low 70's and was almost up tp 90 by noon quitting time. Water temps were around 88-90. There were some nice lunkers caught and several limits.

The majority of bass were caught on drops shots and structure bugs and swim baits. Lake Fork anglers format is a draw style paper tournament where slot fish count. All fish are measured, recorded and released on the spot year round.
Each boat has a boater and a co-angler.

Only the best five count.

Boater Results
1st place goes to Curt Blount of Lake Fork with 10 bass for 27.49 with THE 8.23 boater lunker caught drop shot.
2nd place goes to Don Overstreet from Sulphur Springs with 5 bass for 18.35 lb. with a 7.95 lunker.
3rd place went to Dennis Bubinas with 7 bass for 13.54 lb. with a 5.08 Lb. lunker.
4th place went to Jack White of Arlington (again) with 5 bass for 8.45 with a 1.92 lunker on a swim bait.
5th place went to Mike McWhorter from Mesquite with 4 bass for 7.09 lb. with a 2.49 lunker

Co-Angler Results
1st place goes to Ken Kielbas of Arlington with 6 bass for 8.13 with a 2.02 lunker caught on a structure bug.
2nd place goes to Charlie Arnold of Lake Fork with 1 bass which was the Co-Angler LUNKER of 7.02 Lb. again.
3rd place went to Dan Steele of Lake Fork with 3 bass for 6.04 lb. with a 3.46 lb. lunker.
4th place went to Perry Sanders of Lake Fork with 2 bass for 5.18 with a 4.13 lunker.
5th place went to Terry Thompson of Sulphur Springs (again) with 4 bass for 2.65 lb. with a .79 lunker.

A total of 64 bass were caught today. Double of what was caught 2 weeks ago.

The LFA fishes every Thursday during the month on three different formats. The as described LFA twice monthly format where there are declared cash winners fishing for "Angler of the Year" points and plaques.

On another Thursday we have what we call Faze 4 which is a drawn team tournament fishing cash, while putting aside money for an annual benefit to the winners of a 2 day championship held in December. Members must fish 4 F-4 events during the year to qualify for the championship.

On the 4th and 5th Thursdays members fish what we call "Hard Core" which follows the Major League Fishing TV show format where every fish you catch counts. Like MLF members we try to qualify for the semi-final that will be held in Sep by catching at least 6 LB in any of the qualifying tournaments'
In Sep members those that have quailified are paired and the first ten to catch 8 lb have then quailified for the championship in Oct.
Winning members are rewarded with "Bass Fishing Innovations" plaques and a cash benefit.

Not all of our 50+ members fish every week or even all three formats on a regular basis. We are seniors and fish when we have the time. But we do have a core group of about 32 that fish on a regular basis. And because we are m

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Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 8)

Water lightly stained; 62–66 degrees; 0.20’ high. Black bass are fair on bladed jigs, Carolina rigged creature baits, and shallow crankbaits. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.