Lake Fork Angler Results From September 30




Unlike last week when it was cold it was 70 degrees with a easy southerly wind. Everyone was carrying their raingear because of the big storms forecasted to be a problem during the day. As of 6 PM it is still dry here. But the fish were biting for most anywhere from 1' to 20'.Like two weeks ago the weights are back up.

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

 

Boaters

  1. First Place went to Frank West of Alba with 5 bass for 16.81 LB with a 5.71 LB lunker.
  2. Second Place went to Bob Roberts of Longview  with 6 bass for 13.48 LB with the boater lunker of 6.77 LB.
  3. Third Place went to Tim Gold of Mineola  with 7 bass for 12.29 LB. .with a 3.70 LB Lunker
  4. Fourth Place went to Burt Roan of Emory of 4 bass for 11.06 LB. with a 5.94 LB lunker
  5. Fifth Place went to Dennis Bubinas of Lake Fork with 4 bass for 10.36 LB with a 3.46 LB lunker

 

Co-Anglers

  1. First Place went to Ken Kielbas of Arlington with 5 bass for 13.78 LB with the co-angler lunker of 5.08 LB..
  2. Second Place went to Alf Tuggle of Cypress Springs with 5 bass for 12.54 LB with a 3.95 LB lunker.
  3. Third Place went to Rick Wright of Rowlett with 6 bass for 5.89 LB. with a lunker of 1.41 LB.
  4. Fourth Place went to Bob Lambert of Lake Fork with 2 bass for 4.97 LB. with a lunker of 2.02 LB
  5. Fifth Place went to Jackie Price of Alba with 4 bass for 4.58 LB with a 1.82 LB lunker.

 

We caught 88 keepers today with two anglers skunking.

The LFA fishes every Thursday except T-Day and Christmas on 2 different formats. A 5 fish limit we call LFA and a MLF style format where every fish counts we call Hard Core, 3 special tournaments and an end of year dinner. We are a club of 58+ seniors (Mostly) and are very liberal on members being for off vacations and medical issues. Even though we are practicing social distancing and wearing masks, we have about 10 sitting out from Covid exposure,

Right now we are looking for more members, both boaters and co-anglers – boaters fish for free.




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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 73

Wednesday

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 85

Wednesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 74

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 72

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 92

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 73


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 6/18: 403.26 (+0.26)



Lake Fork

Fishing Report from TPWD (Jun. 12)

GOOD. Water Stained; 76 degrees; 0.36 feet above pool. Bass fishing has been slower this week than last week. Topwaters frogs, Yellow Magics, and spook type baits are fair in and around flooded grass or weeds. Texas rigs and shaky heads flipped at the edge of grass in 2-5 feet are good with creature type baits and beavers. Chatterbaits are good also in front of the shallow grass. Sunny days you can catch fish out to the first break line. Cloudy days fish are best to fish tight to the grass edges. Report by Marc Mitchell, Lake Fork Guide Service. Black bass are good morning and evening with top water frog patterns. Switching mid morning to noon streamers in shad and bream patterns. Report by Guide Alex Guthrie, Fly Fish Fork Guide Service. Lake Fork crappie fishing is getting red hot like the weather this week. Really seeing the black crappie load up in big numbers on lay downs, under docks and on other structures they like in the summer months. Look for those black crappie in 14-22 feet of water mostly. We also are seeing the white crappie loading up on brush piles and those summer time trees they like. Best depths for the white crappie have been 18-26 feet. We are still catching good numbers of crappie on small hand tied jigs and I’m sure small plastics will work as well. Did see some fish on brush piles the last few days that minnows may help with. The channel catfishing is excellent as it always is on Lake Fork. Bait you a hole near timber in 18-25 feet close to a creek channel. Use cattle cubes or sour grain to attract and hold those fish. Trees that have overnight roosting birds are a great place to make your hole. Use any prepared catfish bait of choice to load the boat once you get the fish loading up. You can still find some spawning catfish up shallow around all the new flooded grass, brush or rocks. Lake Fork catfishing continues to be superb on baited holes around roosting trees. Catfish are good in 13-25 feet with prepared bait. You can also bait holes w

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