Lake Fork

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Lake Fork Second Best Bass Lake by Bassmaster


Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at:

Bassmaster has released the 100 best lakes for bass fishing in Central U.S. Lake Fork comes in number two.

The top 10 lakes for bass fishing in the Central US:
1. Sam Rayburn Reservoir - Texas
2. Lake Fork - Texas
3. Sturgeon Bay - Wisconsin
4. Toledo Bend - Texas/Louisiana
5. Mille Lacs Lake - Minnesota
6. Lake Falcon - Texas
7. Lake Conroe - Texas
8. Lake Minnetonka - Minnesota
9. Caddo Lake - Texas/Louisiana
10. Table Rock Lake - Missouri


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Lake Fork Weather Forecast



Hi: 100

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 77



Hi: 100

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 77



Hi: 101

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 77


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 99

Thursday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 77

Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 8/19: 401.97 (-1.03)

Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 14)

Water lightly stained; 87–91 degrees; 0.84’ low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, football jigs and hollow body frogs. White and yellow bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.