Lake Fork Anglers MLF Format Results From June 17


Hardly a breeze in sight, but also no top water bite for us. The water temp has pretty much caught up to where it is supposed to be and it got real hot real fast today. But the fish were biting for most all.

The MLF format counts every fish over 10" including slots . We fish three rotating sections on Lake Fork every other Thursday daytime about 22 times a year...

We fished section 2 today.



1st Charlie Abresch of Hawkins with 10 bass for 24.97 LB  with the boater lunker of 4.68 LB

2nd Tim Gold of Mineola with 5 bass for 12.93 LB. with a 4.22 LB lunker.

3rd Jack White of Farmers Branch with 8 bass for 12.12 Lb with a 3.95 LB lunker .

4th Randy Bunch of Lake Fork with 8 bass for 10.52 Lb with a 3.62 LB lunker.

5th  Herb Powell of Lake Fork with 6 for 8.41 Lb with a 1.87 LB lunker.


Co Anglers

1st Rick Wright of Rowlett with 9 bass for 27.01 LB with the co-angle lunker of 6.89 LB.

2nd Tom Whitrock of Lake Fork with 10 bass for 15.39 LB with a 3.09 LB lunker.

3rd New member Earl Plummer of Lake Fork with 6 bass for12.16 LB with a 2.88 LB lunker.

4th Jimmie Bright of Frisco  with 3 bass for 6.92 LB with a 3.02 LB lunker.

5th Bob Lambert of Lake Fork with 4 bass for 6.73 LB with a 2.36 LB lunker.


72 bass were caught.  4 anglers were skunked. We started our summer hours today which is 6 AM until noon and not a day to early. It was 96 with no wind when we got off the water. Whew!

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Lake Fork Weather Forecast


Partly Sunny

Hi: 89

Wednesday Night


Lo: 68



Hi: 90

Thursday Night


Lo: 68



Hi: 92

Friday Night


Lo: 69


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 94

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 73

Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 6/12: 403.36 (+0.36)

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Fishing Report from TPWD (Jun. 5)

GOOD. Water Stained; 76 degrees; 0.86 feet above pool. Lake Fork is high with all the recent rains and gates are open. Bass are good on top waters frogs early in the morning over grass, and Yellow Magics along the edge of the grass Texas rigs and Carolina rigs good around bream beds 3-7 feet. Squarebill crankbaits are good around bream beds 2.5 model bream patterns. Flukes are good on the edge of grass in watermelon candy . Report by Marc Mitchell, Lake Fork Guide Service. Black bass are challenging with constant weather extremes, look for the clearest water you can find. Fish points and main lake cuts. Top waters are working in the shallow grass, streamers are working in the shallow banks 0fished slow. Bream are excellent in the shallows, wooly buggers and small poppers should bring a strike. Report by Guide Alex Guthrie, Fly Fish Fork Guide Service. The crappie fishing on Lake Fork was definitely moving into the steady summer pattern this week. We are still seeing great numbers of black crappie on lay downs and certain trees in 14-28 feet. You can also find black crappie on certain docks and bridges over the next few months. We have been seeing lots of small white crappie on brush piles but some bigger keepers showed up the last few days. These will continue to get better and better over the next few weeks. Focus on brush piles in 14-22 feet for the best fish. Some summer time trees are also holding white crappie and that will also get better over the next few weeks. Minnows are working well and small hand tied jigs in neutral colors are working just as well when you pitch and swim them over fish. Soft plastics will also get you a bite. 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 o

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