Lake Fork Anglers Results From November 10




A long year is coming to an end today. Yes, we did skip some tournaments in January and February when the weather was really bad. But we are mostly seniors and taking care of the health of our members is more important that catching bass, we still fished about 17 tournaments of the LFA side and an equal number on the Hard-Core side which put us on the water well over 30 times on Thursday's,

 

All fish 10" and up count. Only their best five count. Today's tournament was # 23 for the five fish limit.

 

Boaters

  1. 1st Herb King of Lake Fork with 5 bass for 15.44 LB with the boater lunker of 4.87 LB.
  2. 2nd Herb Powell of Lake Fork with 5 bass for 9.13 LB. with a lunker of 4.38 LB
  3. 3rd Tim Gold of Mineola with 5 bass for 8.13 LB with a lunker of 2.95 LB.
  4. 4th Billy Davis of Yantis with 3 bass for 7.05 LB with a lunker of 3.16 LB
  5. 5th Randy Bunch of Lake Fork with 5 bass for 5.86 LB. with a lunker of 1.58 LB.

 

Co Anglers

  1. 1st Ken Chapman of Yantis with 1 bass for 6.05 LB which is the co-angler lunker.
  2. 2nd Scott Powell of Lake Fork with 2 bass for 3.61 LB with a 2.61 LB lunker.
  3. 3rd Ken Kielbas of Arlington with 3 fish for 3.50 LB with a 1.37 LB lunker.
  4. 4th Rick Wright of Rowlett with 2 bass for 2.21 LB with a 1.21 LB lunker.
  5. 5th Alf Tuggle of Scroggins with 2 bass for 2.15 LB with a 1.49 LB lunker.

 

40 bass were caught, and 8 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 $20 a year and tournaments are $15; We are currently looking for new members- Boaters and co-anglers.

Call 214-930-6197 for info.




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Lake Fork

Fishing Report from TPWD (Apr. 17)

GOOD. Water Stained; 60 degrees; 0.20 feet above pool. Fork has been good with fish in just about every stage of the spawn. Lots of fish are shallow in 1-4 feet with Texas rigs, yum dingers, chatterbaits, flukes, and swim jigs. Offshore bass are good on humps and points in 5-7 feet of water with Carolina rigs with light weights, mid-running crankbaits, and shaky heads. Report by Marc Mitchell, Lake Fork Guide Service. Changing weather means changing bite. First phase bass spawners are now in a post spawn pattern and aggressive. Frog pattern topwaters are excellent in the grass and brush. Casting into the pockets and letting the frog sit for a few seconds is a good idea. Crappies are shallow, small fish patterns like wooly buggers are a good bet. Bream are beginning to make themselves known in the shallows, wooly buggers and small poppers should bring a strike. Report by Guide Alex Guthrie, Fly Fish Fork Guide Service. Crappie are great with some pre-spawn fish, some fish actively spawning and some post spawn. Fish can be found in a few feet of water to 30 feet of water. All crappie on Lake Fork do not go shallow to spawn and we catch fish in 18-20 feet that are spawning on timber. You can also find some fish on brush, lay downs, bridges and docks. It is a very versatile time to catch crappie with multiple patterns. Minnows will work great right now but any crappie baits will catch fish. Try small hand tied jigs and soft plastics. Catfishing is excellent right now on Lake Fork around timber in 12-20 feet. Still seeing loads of fish around roosting trees. Lots of birds in the shallow areas close to the bank in the early mornings chasing shad spawns. The catfish are also up there feeding on shad as well. Use any prepared catfish baits or cut shad on baited holes in the timber. Use a cork with anything a catfish will bite up shallow. Minnows and cut shad will work great on this shallow fish. Report by Jacky Wiggins, Jacky Wiggins Guide Service.

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