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Lake Fork Anglers Results From January 14

Hard to believe what a northern cold front can do shutting down the winter bite that wasn't really bad to begin with. It started out at 49 degrees this morning and instead of getting warmer it got colder. The...

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James Caldemeyer's Lake Fork Trophy Bass Fishing Report January 7, 2021

Happy New Year from Lake Fork! It’s the start of another great year here at the big bass capital. I’m excited about all the great fishing and great events scheduled for this year. It’s going...

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Mid-Winter Eagle Count to be Held in January

The Mid-Winter Eagle Count on Lake Fork will take place on January 9 and 10, 2021. Members of the Lake Fork Sportsman’s Association have been participating in this event for almost 20 years. About the...

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Lake Fork Anglers Results from December 17th

Much to our discomfort the weatherman got it right for a change. The day started out with light winds out of the south but it was below freezing at  the starting time.. And the fishing was tough to say...

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Lake Fork Anglers Results from December 10th

For mid December the weather was outstanding. 70's and moderate wind out of the south. The fishing was tough for most. Last week should have started 2021 for us but was cancelled due to bad weather. We are...

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James Caldemeyer's Lake Fork Trophy Bass Fishing Report December 10, 2020

Wow! Is it December already!? It seems like the year flew by. I know that’s kind of a good thing in some regards as 2020 has been a bummer in a lot of ways for some people. I’m sure everyone is...

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New Crappie Limits On Lake Fork

For three months, beginning in December through February 2021, an angler can keep every crappie he or she catches out of Lake Fork; normally there is a 10-inch minimum size requirement. Crappie form large...

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Dock Talk - How Big Of A Boat Do I Need?

An angler recently asked other bass anglers about fishing a BFL Cowboy Division Bass Tournament in 2021. He was concerned that his boat might not be good enough for his co-angler … “I am...

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Where Are The Bass?

What can be learned about largemouth bass behavior and movements in late fall, early winter on Texas lakes? Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists used Livescope electronics and receivers to...

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Lake Fork Anglers MLF Format Semifinal Results from November 12

It started out cold around 48 and by the time we got off the water it was in the low 70's. And there was quite a pile of clothes sitting on my seat by the time we headed in to the ramp. The MLF format counts...

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Patrick Walters Notches Dominant Win At Toyota Fest

A late-day decision turned victory into a double-dip of tournament stardom, as Patrick Walters of Summerville, S.C., notched a dominant win at the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting Texas Parks &...

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Big Bass Taking The Spotlight At Toyota Bass Fest

Clunn amassed 29-04 on opening day of the season-ending Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest at Lake Fork – well over 4 pounds more than anybody else in the 85-angler field could muster. The 16-time B.A.S.S....

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Old School Deer Hunting

"Everybody today relies on game cameras and feeders in Texas, and many times, I'm no different," said Sherman, Texas’ Jim Lillis, "But sometimes, it pays to turn back towards the older, more traditional...

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Lake Fork Anglers Championship Results

The weather was perfect. Warmer than last week and the winds were light with some clouds. However there was a Stick in the Mud. BASS 80 anglers looking for the same fish our guys were after. And from what I...

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Lake Fork Guide Riding High After Win At Bassmasters Elite Tournament

Lee Livesay had options, but he committed to a singular game plan based on patience and execution to win the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Chickamauga Lake with a four-day total of 58 pounds, 2 ounces....

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Media Bass Super Teams Results

Jonathan Lancaster and Jonathan Short captured first place in the Media Bass Super Teams Tournament, Oct. 31. Team Name - Angler 1- Angler 2 - Nbr Bass - Pounds - Winnings1 Champion Boats Jonathan Lancaster...

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Lake Fork Anglers Report from October 29

Most of our 56 plus members actually do have “pre-existing conditions”. A big topic on the TV commercials that ended earlier this week. At least I hope they did. So, when we got a bad weather...

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Uncertainty In Waterfowl Numbers

COVID-19-forced cancellation of the annual waterfowl survey done by U.S. Fish & Wildlife and its Canadian counterparts. While there simply isn’t a reliable count on waterfowl to accurately convey...

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Lake Fork Anglers Results from October 22

For late October the weather was pretty good. 70's and moderate wind out of the south. The fishing was pretty good  for most. All fish 10" and up count. Only their best 5 count.   Boaters First...

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From Big Game to Big Mac

A favorite hobby of big game hunters everywhere is to create their favorite dishes with harvested meat that would typically feature grocery store cuts of beef or pork. One big game hunter Michael Cravens did...

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