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Quick Lake Fork Report 1/19/2020

Quick Fork Report 1/18/2020 As of this post, Lake Fork water level is 401.33 with water temperatures running anywhere between 52-54 depending on the day. As we are getting closer to February, the fishing is...

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James Caldemeyer's Lake Fork Trophy Bass Fishing Report January 12, 2020

Happy New Year from Lake Fork everyone! It’s the beginning of another great year here at the big bass capital of Texas. I’m excited about the great fishing season ahead and the numerous events...

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Lake Fork Anglers Hard Core (MLF Format) Results for 1.9.20 out of the Minnow Bucket

Today started out warm for this time of the year in the upper 50's, but it was already when blowing out of the south. Today most of the winners reported using baby brush hogs and drop shot finesse worms to...

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Keep the Bite Going

When crappie get a little finicky, give them a little something extra to keep the bite going. Berkley Crappie Nibbles: One of the more popular crappie teaser are the Berkley Crappie Nibbles, in chartreuse,...

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Patterns That Works in December and January

Deep or shallow for bass at this time of the year? Winter normally means dropping water temperatures, but Texas being Texas, if we have 3-4 days of the daily warming, the bass will get more active shallower....

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Lake Fork Anglers Hard Core (MLF Format) Results for 12.19.19

It has been cold for the last several mornings and this morning was no difference, We started out with the temps at 28 degrees but no wind. Water temps down another 5 degrees since last week to 53. Lake down...

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Lake Fork Anglers 1st tournament of 2020 on Dec 12 2019

In order to get the most tournaments possible in a year we now start the next year in December. Today, which was 34 at the start, turned out pretty good. A lot of mostly small fish were caught. But when you...

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Layering - Staying Comfortable in the Outdoors

Last week the temperatures were in the high 70’s, low 80’s; this week it’s in the 30’s and 40’s. Welcome to wintertime in Texas. It’s a guessing game as to how to dress for...

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Lake Fork Anglers response to small fish criticism

Lately, there has been some criticism about the Major League Fishing trail fishing for small fish. And since we fish that format at us as well. At the Lake Fork Anglers MLF format, we also fish for small bass...

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Winter Special + Cast and Blasts

I have been running Cast and Blast trips and will resume on Dec. 7, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020. These trips begin at 4:30 - 5:00 and we break at 10:30-11:00 to switch gear for the fishing portion of the trip. We...

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Lake Fork Anglers MLF Format begin 2020 Season on 12/5/19

For December 79 degrees and light winds until past noon is totally unexpected. And the results showed that. Water temps around 58. Hard Core is what we call this tournament, but it follows the Major League...

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Where Can I Hunt Ducks?

One question that pops up every season is where can I hunt ducks if I don’t have a lease or don’t want to hire a guide? Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) present opportunities that fill the needs....

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Favorite Season of the Year

Every person who hunts or fishes has special season(s) of the year that are their favorite. For example, the freshwater angler can’t wait for the spring largemouth bass fishing. The saltwater angler...

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James Caldemeyer's Lake Fork Trophy Bass Fishing Report December 1, 2019

It’s December already!? Where did the year go? It’s been a great year of fishing here at Lake Fork. As the year winds down and people split their time between hunting, fishing, and the holidays,...

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Crappie Restriction Special Season Begins Sunday

Sunday is the official kickoff of the 2019-2020 crappie restriction on Lake Fork. From December 1st until the last day of February, anglers are required to retain the first 25 crappie caught. Ordinarily the...

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Crappie Fishing on Area Lakes

Crappie are being taken on traditional crappie baits … jigs and minnows. On the deeper impoundments the fish have been found suspended in 30 feet of water, about 14-16 feet from the surface. You can...

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Lake Fork Anglers Hard Core (MLF Format) Championship 11.21.19

6 boats headed out onto the waters of Lake Fork for the final event of the season. The top 50% of the anglers who moved on after qualifying from the semi-final on 11.7.19. Todays' weather was forecasted for...

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Lake Fork Anglers AOY race final results for 2019

OK so it was raining hard and not very warm either, but at least the winds were light. Once again our seniors ventured out to defeat Mother Nature and have an enjoyable day as well.And catching fish they did....

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James Caldemeyer's Lake Fork Trophy Bass Fishing Report November 13, 2019

Fall is in full swing during the month of November here at Lake Fork. It’s a great month to be outdoors and if you have time to wet a line between trips to the deer stand, it can be very rewarding. As...

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Cayuga H.S. Places Four Anglers Inside Top 20 at Lake Fork

Although the weather was not great, the Cayuga Wildcats high school bass fishing team ended their 2019 tournament schedule with a solid day on the waters of Lake Fork. Cayuga placed two teams inside the top-20...

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Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 1/25: 401.35 (-1.65)