Lake Fork Angler Results From September 23

Shiver, shiver.  It was 43 when I left my house at the north end of Lake Fork. And it continued to be chilly on the 70 MPH boat ride from Running Creek to Chaney. Most of the winners caught their fish pretty shallow on plastics. The full moon last night may have contributed to the slow fishing early. Also even those lot of fish were caught the weights were way down.

All fish 10" and up are keepers. Only the best 5 count.



  1. First Place went to Jack White of Farmers Branch   with 3 bass for 8.38 LB with a3.76 LB lunker.
  2. Second Place went to Frank West of Alba  with 5 bass for 7.52 LB with  the boater lunker of 3.78 LB.
  3. Third Place went to Bob Roberts of Longview  with 10 bass for 7.48 LB. .with a 2.02 LB Lunker
  4. Fourth Place went to Tim Gold of Mineola  of  8 bass for 7.38 LB. with a 2.49 LB lunker
  5. Fifth Place went to Don Overstreet of  Sulphur Springs with 6 bass for 6.91 LB with a 2.02 LB lunker



  1. First Place went to  Tom Whitrock of Lake Fork with 5 bass for 11.67 LB with the co-angler lunker of 3.23 LB..
  2. Second Place went to Alf Tuggle of Cypress Springs with 5 bass for 5.80 LB with a 1.57 LB lunker.
  3. Third Place went to Bill of Allen with 3 bass for 5.23 LB. with a lunker of 2.42 LB.
  4. Fourth Place went to Rudy Hall of Mineola with 3 bass for 4.75 LB. with a lunker of 2.25 LB
  5. Fifth Place went to Jackie Price of Alba with 3 bass for3.04 LB with a 1.45 LB lunker.


We caught 81 keepers today with four anglers skunking.

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Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 59

Sunday Night


Lo: 32


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 40

Monday Night

Rain Likely

Lo: 36


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Hi: 39

Tuesday Night

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Lo: 36


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Hi: 43

Wednesday Night

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Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 25)

FAIR. Water Stained; 56-59 degrees; 5.47 feet below pool. Bass are more active on warmer days in the backs pockets and secondary points going into the pockets. Target the warmest pockets with chatterbaits and spinnerbaits in 2-4 feet of water. Fish are traveling in the creek towards the back on warmer days and moving outwards on cooler days . Those along the creek are best on red squarebill crankbaits in a 1.5-2.5 inch around the edges and big wood 3-6 feet of water. Texas rigs with creature type baits flipped at the big wood on creeks and ditches are good in black and blue colors and June bug in 3-6 feet of water. Report by Marc Mitchell, Lake Fork Pro. Black bass are beginning the early stages of pre-spawn. Try slow moving suspending streamers and sculpin patterns in 5-7 feet of water. Crappie are deep. Report by Guide Alex Guthrie, Fly Fish Fork Guide Service. Crappie are really good around deep main lake timber in 38-56 feet along creek channels. Fish have been a little more scattered the past week, so it is necessary to cover more water to catch limits. Seeing big white crappie mixed in with lots of smaller black crappie. Minnows will work very well and small soft plastics and hand ties are working well. Best colors for my boat have been purple and chartreuse. Getting good reports of brush pile fish biting as in 20-30 feet. Report by Jacky Wiggins, Jacky Wiggins’ Guide Service.

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