Lake Fork Anglers Results From June 2




We probably shouldn't have launched. The forecast was for a big bad front with high winds and lightning. Fished for about 30 minutes within sight of the ramp and it came in with a big blow and some lightning. But since the winds were so strong pulling the aluminum boat on the 154 ramp was not going to happen so we beached the boat. And then the wind direction changed and started pushing water over the stern. Not a happy situation to do to two experienced boaters.

The worst part for me is drying out all of my baits and tackle and getting the sand out of my Metaniums. For the boater maybe a call to the insurance company.

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

We fished section 1 today. All bass 10" and up count. MLF format, where every fish you catch counts

Boaters

1st Jack White of Farmers Branch with 9 bass for 19.34 LB with a lunker of 3.78 LB.
2nd Bill Ailes of Sulphur Springs with 8 bass for15.56 LB. with a lunker of 3.62 LB.
3rd Dennis Bubinas of Lake Fork with 9 bass for 13.28 LB with a lunker of 3.02 LB.
4th Don Overstreet of Sulphur Springs with 5 bass for 11.12 LB with a lunker of 3.95 LB.
5th Herb Powell of Lake Fork with 7 bass for 9.97 LB. with a lunker of 3.02 LB.
8th Terry Thompson with the boater lunker of 5.94 LB.

Co Anglers

1st Alf Tuggle of Scroggins with 7 bass for 12.46 LB with the co-angler lunker of 3.45 LB
2nd Bob Lambert of Lake Fork with 4 bass for 7.57 LB with a 3.02 LB lunker
3rd Ken Kielbas of Arlington with 4 fish for6.07 LB with a 1.82 LB lunker.
4th Rick Wright of Rowlett with 3 bass for 4.74 LB with a 2.81 LB lunker. .
5th Scott Powell of Lake Fork with 2 bass for 3.55 LB with a 2.02 LB lunker.

70 bass were caught, and 5 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.




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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 89

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 68

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 90

Thursday Night

Clear

Lo: 68

Friday

Sunny

Hi: 92

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 69

Saturday

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)



Lake Fork

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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