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11th Annual Texas State Crappie Championship


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:

Brandon Miles of Bullard and Steve Gonclaves of Midlothian won first place on Saturday at the 11th Annual Texas State Crappie Championship Tournament, which took place on Lake Fork. The two anglers had a two day total of 14 fish weighing in at 24.30 pounds. Bob McAffrey (Killeen) and Greg Young (Weatherford) reeled in 13 fish that topped out at 24.02 pounds for second place.

Miles and Gonclaves also won the Pro Angler Elite Rod Challenger Award (13.12 and 11.18 pounds) and the Bobby Garland Big Fish Award on Day 1 (2.29 pounds). To cap things off the team of Miles and Gonclaves was named as Anglers of the Year in Division 2.
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Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 20)

Water lightly stained; 51–55 degrees; 0.22’ low. Black bass are fair on black Colorado bladed spinnerbaits, swim jigs, and bladed jigs. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.