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Lake Fork Anglers MLF Format semi-final results for 7-11-19

12 boats ventured out onto a very warm day for early November. Which turned into a cold very windy afternoon with temps hovering below 45. But while it did affect the fishing very few actually were skunked...

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Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts, which were selected at random from entries in the drawing. All told,...

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Get Ready for Late Fall and Winter Crappie Fishing

As the winter approaches, the crappie should start moving upriver and stream channels in Texas’ large water impoundments, locating on underwater brush or other structure. Some will prefer bridge pilings....

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Crappie Psychic Petit Minnow

The Crappie Psychic, a new, 21/2-inch, soft-plastic minnow-style bait with a distinct paddletail action has been responsible for beaucoup crappie as well as bream and bass. The Petit Minnow has a paddetail;...

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Lake Fork Anglers Report for November 4

The LFA holds special tournaments on 5th Thursdays throughout the year in addition to our every Thursday points and MLF formats. On Oct 31 we held a championship. Did they pick the coldest day of the year on...

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Fall Crappie Transition

The WCCC went to our source at the TPWD - Freshwater Biologist, Jake Norman, and asked at what temperature do the Crappie start their Summer to Fall Transition. Here is what Jake had to say about the...

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Lake Fork Fishing Report for October 21, 2019

It was a good fishing week here at Lake Fork, TX. The water temperatures are 70 to 72 degrees and the water clarity is lightly stained in the main lake to stained in the upper creeks. The Bass have started to...

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James Caldemeyer's Lake Fork Trophy Bass Fishing Report October 15, 2019

It’s October on Lake Fork and man I’m excited about that! It’s one of my favorite months of the year for bass fishing. You can catch a lot of quality fish and often have a limited amount of...

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Lake Fork Fishing Report for October 14, 2019

It was an interesting week here at Lake Fork, TX. Water temperatures fell to 72 degrees and the lake started to turn over thanks to a cold front on Thursday. The Bass fishing started to pick up and several...

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Antlerless White-tailed Deer Hunting Opportunities Expanded for 2019-20 Season

AUSTIN – White-tailed deer hunters in 41 Texas counties in the Blackland Prairies and Post Oak Savannah ecoregions will see expanded opportunities to take antlerless deer during the 2019-20 season,...

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A Taste for Soft Plastics

It looks like it’s getting that time of the year when jigs, worms (big) are the choice of bass. The lures that caught winning fish at FLW Tournament on Grand Lake in Oklahoma were mostly an assortment of...

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Lake Fork Fishing Report for October 7, 2019

It was a warm week here at beautiful Lake Fork. The water temperatures fell to the upper 80’s and water clarity remained stained. The Bass fishing is fare however; it did pick up a little this week....

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Lake Fork Fishing Report for September 29, 2019

This month has been the warmest September on record. It is also the longest time in September that the water temperatures has stayed in the upper 80’s and lower 90’s that I can remember. I hope...

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Whew ...

When fishing for catfish remember: “The worse it smells, the better.” When I lived in Oklahoma City, a friend and I would have it all set up to leave from work on Friday afternoons, heading to Ft...

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Jika Rig

Whitt Smith, Lake Fork Fishing guide (972-743-2046) passes along the following tip on how he and his clients are catching bass... "The Jika Rig (pronounced- “Zee-ka”), originating from Japan,...

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James Caldemeyer's Lake Fork Trophy Bass Fishing Report September 11, 2019

September fun on Lake Fork has begun! The bass fishing on Lake Fork this month is good and with the big tournaments happening it will be a great place to be. The Mad Dog Moore tournament will be held September...

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Green Wing Teal Populations Up; Blue Wing Teal Populations Down

This year’s annual duck survey released by U.S. Fish & Wildlife estimates the breeding duck population at 38.9 million, about a 6 percent decrease from last year’s count of 41.19 million. The...

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Kill Switches

Beginning Sept.1 operators of any power boat measuring 26 feet or less and equipped with an emergency engine cut-off switch will be required to make certain the switch is functional and have it attached and...

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The Lake Fork Community is Lucky

The Lake Fork Community is LuckyBy Bruce Allen Just about 20 years ago in 1999 a new organization was formed to protect our lake and the surrounding environs. Born out of controversy. Once that whole episode...

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Don't Forget Hunter Safety Certification

Now is the time to complete the Texas Hunter Safety Course and receive your Hunter Education Card. Most hunters today require a hunter education certificate before they can buy a hunting license. The Hunter...

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