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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 read some of them (BASS) did pretty good.

The format is a 5 fish limit of any bass over 10" and slot fish count because we catch, measure, and release on the spot. Only the best 5 count.



  1. First place was Bob Roberts of Longview with 6 bass for 15.16 LB with the boater lunker of 6.15 LB caught on a C-rig.
  2. Second place went to Randy Bunch of Lake Fork with 6 bass for 12.07 LB with a 5.71 LB lunker.
  3. Third place went to Dennis Bubinas of Lake Fork with 5 bass for 6.49 LB with a 1.63 LB lunker.
  4. Fourth place went to Curt Blount of Lake Fork with 5 bass for 6.47 LB with a 2.02 LB lunker caught on a drop shot.
  5. Fifth place went to Galen Smith of Alba 4 bass for 5.19 LB with a 2.35 LB lunker.



  1. First place was Ken Kielbas of Arlington with 6 bass for 17.23 LB with the co-angler lunker of 7.41 LB.
  2. Second place went to Herb Powell of Lake Fork with 3 bass for 10.50 LB with a 6.17 LB lunker.
  3. Third place went to John Berech of Arlington with 4 bass for 5.23 LB with a 1.54 LB lunker.
  4. Fourth place went to Matt Webb of Dallas with 4 bass for 5.05 LB with a 2.13 LB lunker.
  5. Fifth place went to Gary Gilmore of Ennis 3 bass for 4.75 LB with a 3.02 LB lunker.


74 keepers were caught. There were 4 co-anglers that caught nothing.

Next week is our semi-final for the MLF format known as Hardcore.


Lake Fork Anglers
Charter member of the Lake Fork Sportsman's Association and founder of the Lake Fork Anglers Bass Fishing club. Lives on the shores of Lake Fork in the Hideaway subdivision in Garrett Creek. Has also lived in Quitman and Yantis before moving to Emory. Lives with wife Cheryl, former pro bass fishing lady and fire fighter.

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Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 13)

FAIR. Water stained; 53 degrees; 0.81 low. Largemouth bass are slow on finesse worms, crankbaits, and football jigs near creeks with timber, roadbeds, brush piles, creeks, and rocky shorelines. White and yellow bass are slow in deeper water with white or chartreuse swim baits, slabs, and jigging spoons. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs in 14-28’ in brush piles and standing timber near creek ledges or drop-offs. Catfish are fair on punch bait and cut bait in 12-24’.