Lake Fork Anglers Results From December 16

It was supposed to be storming. It was supposed to be high winds and raining. Well, we did get heavy rain at 2:30 PM when we were at the ramp leaving.

Even though it is the beginning of December the water temperature is still hovering at 60. When we pulled off near 3 PM it was 62. The fish are confused and the anglers are struggling for the most part as well.

We fish three rotating sections on Lake Fork every other Thursday daytime about 22 times a year...

We fished section 2 today.  All bass 10" and up count. MLF format, where every fish you catch counts



  1. 1st Tim Gold of Mineola with 5 bass for 11.54 LB with the boater lunker of 5.08 LB
  2. 2nd Dennis Bubinas of Lake Fork with 6 bass for 9.97 LB. with a lunker of 3.78 LB.
  3. 3rd Bill Ailes of Sulphur Springs with 5 bass for 6.64 LB with a 1.77 LB lunker.
  4. 4th Herb King of Lake Fork with 5 bass for4.87 LB with a 4.58 LB lunker.
  5. 5th Randy Bunch of Lake Fork with 2 for 4.74 LB with a 2.49 LB lunker.


Co Anglers

  1. 1st Bruce Allen of Emory with 3 bass for 5.14 LB with the co-angler lunker of 3.02 LB
  2. 2nd Jimmy Bright if Frisco with 2 bass for 3.49 LB a 2.49 LB lunker
  3. 3rd Bob Lambert of Lake Fork with 1 fish for 2.88 LB
  4. 4th Rudy Hall of Alba with 2 bass for 2.58 LB with a1.58 LB lunker.
  5. 5th Ken Kielbas of Arlington with 1 bass for 1.37 LB


41 bass were caught and 6 anglers were skunked. Boy those results are terrible.

For information on Joining the Lake Fork Anglers send an inquiry to [email protected]. We only fish on Thursdays daytime at Lake Fork.

New member fee is $20. Dues is $5 a year and tournaments are $15, We are currently looking for new members. Co Anglers and boaters. BOATERS FISH FOR FREE.

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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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Lo: 40

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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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