Lake Fork Anglers Results From July 7

Heat. Is the main reason we are fishing from 6 AM until noon. And for the most part the morning bite has been pretty good right up until this Thursday. At least there was a breeze. When I got back to my truck at 11:30 the temp inside was 112 degrees.

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

We fished section 3 today. All bass 10" and up count. MLF format, where every fish you catch counts



  1. 1st Randy Bunch of Lake Fork with 9 bass for 17.29 LB with a lunker of 4.40 LB.
  2. 2nd Herb King of Lake Fork with 2 bass for 9.51 LB. with a lunker of 4.49 LB
  3. 3rd Herb Powell of Lake Fork with 6 bass for 7.80 LB with a lunker of 1.92 LB.
  4. 4th Tim Gold of MIneola with 2 bass for 5.54 LB with a lunker of 2.49 LB.
  5. 5th Terry Thompson of Sulphur Springs with 1 bass for5.18 LB. which is the boater lunker.


Co Anglers

  1. 1st Gary Gilmore of Ennis with 7 bass for 10.83 LB with a 3.62 LB lunker.
  2. 2nd Bruce Allen of Lake Fork with 5 bass for 10.64 LB with a 3.31 LB lunker.
  3. 3rd Scott Powell of Lake Fork with 4 fish for 9.13 LB with a 3.46 LB lunker.
  4. 4th Randy Whitaker of Alba with 3 bass for 7.91 LB with a 3.31 LB lunker
  5. 5th Larry Kelly of Yantis with 2 bass for5.58 LB with the co-angler lunker of 4.13 LB


60 bass were caught, and 4 anglers were skunked.

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- Boaters and co-anglers.

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Mostly Sunny

Hi: 48

Friday Night

Patchy Freezing Fog

Lo: 30


Areas Freezing Fog

Hi: 57

Saturday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 38


Partly Sunny

Hi: 59

Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 46



Hi: 67

Monday Night


Lo: 55

Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 2/3: 398.36 (-4.64)

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Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 1)

FAIR. Water Stained; 56-59 degrees; 5.47 feet below pool. Fork had a warmer early week but dropped off in temperature and so the bite went with it for the most part. The shallow fish were on spinnerbaits and chatterbaits early in the week in 3-5 feet of water. Texas rigs and Viper XP jigs were doing good on docks with brush in 4-7 feet of water. Black and blue and green pumpkin were the best colors. Still had a few catches on squarebills in red and orange in 4-6 feet along creeks, but with the weather getting colder that should drop-off. 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 will be moving shallow in the next few weeks. 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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