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Lake Fork Anglers Twice monthly Thursday daytime tournament results for 7.12.18

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Lake Fork Anglers
Charter member of the Lake Fork Sportsman's Association and founder of the Lake Fork Anglers Bass Fishing club. Lives on the shores of Lake Fork in the Hideaway subdivision in Garrett Creek. Has also lived in Quitman and Yantis before moving to Emory. Lives with wife Cheryl, former pro bass fishing lady and fire fighter.




The Lake Fork Anglers Twice monthly results for July 12 was hot, not to windy and once again there were many skunks. Water temps were around 87-88.


The majority of bass were caught on baby brush hogs (BBH), swim baits, frogs and rattle traps. 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 Tim Gold from Mineola with 6 bass for 25.00 with THE 9.12 boater lunker caught on a rattle trap.
2nd place goes to Mark Talley from Quitman with 5 bass for 20.28 lb. with a 8.2 lunker caught on a frog.
3rd place went to Dennis Bubinas from Lake Fork with 11 bass for 13.96 lb. with a 6.89 Lb. lunker caught on a swim bait.
4th place went to Gary Pardini from Tyler with 2 bass for 13.44 with a 7.95 lunker.
5th place went to Scott Schrader from Mineola with 5 bass for 8.56 lb. with a 3.7 lunker


Co-Angler Results
1st place goes to Jackie Price of Alba with 5 bass for 11.71 with the Co-Angler LUNKER of 5.28 caught on a BBH
2nd place goes to Tom Charlebois of Tyler with 3 bass for 7.84 lb. with a 3.54 lunker.
3rd place went to John Markos of Paris with 2 bass for 5.98 lb. with a 2.81 lb. lunker.
4th place went to Cheryl Allen of Emory with 3 bass for 4.65 with a 2.25 lunker.
5th place went to Perry Sanders of Lake Fork with 3 bass for 3.52 with a 2.25 lb. lunker

A total of 73 bass were caught today.

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 mostly seniors we are adamant in making sure there is always two anglers in a boat. Both for safety and for sharing ,learning and making an enjoyable day of it.
Annual dues is $5 and tournaments are $15 with $12 paid back. There is an optional $5 lunker pool and an optional $10 big bag pool.
E-mail me at sjbasser@aol.com or PM me on here for info. We only fish at Lake Fork.




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Monday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 68

Monday Night

Clear

Lo: 44

Tuesday

Sunny

Hi: 74

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 53

Wednesday

Slight Chance Rain Showers

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Water Level on 11/18: 400.94 (-2.06)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 13)

GOOD. Water stained; 59-64 degrees; 1.91’ low. Largemouth bass are good on plastic worms, caterpillars, and Alabama rigs with the known points and among standing timber. White and yellow bass are good on Alabama Rigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows in the stumps or man-made structures. Catfish are good on prepared bait and cut bait.