Lake Fork Anglers Results From October 10




Last week I said the fishing is finally starting to improve. Well, you could not tell by todays results. It was just plain tough for most.

We fish three rotating sections on Lake Fork every other Thursday daytime about 22 times a year and today was number 22 for 2022,

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

 

Boaters

1st Randy Bunch of Lake Fork with 3 bass for 8.14 LB with the boater lunker of 5.39 LB.

2nd Don Overstreet of Sulphur Springs with 5 bass for n6.00 LB. with a lunker of 2.74 LB.

3rd Jack White of Farmers Branch with 3 bass for 2.81 LB with a lunker of 2.21 LB. Tie

3rd Place Rich Cavanagh of Lake Fork with 1 bass for 2.81 LB. Tie

4th Herb Powell of Lake Fork with 3 bass for 2.47 LB with a lunker of 1.46 LB

5th Bill Ailes of Sulphur Springs with 2 bass for 2.16 LB. with a lunker of 1.29 LB

 

Co Anglers

1st Bob Lambert of Lake Fork with 3 bass for 8.14 LB with a co-angler lunker. of 5.39 LB.

2nd Tom Black of Lake Palestine with 4 bass for 3.64 LB. with a 1.21 LB lunker.

3rd Scott Powell of Lake Fork with 1 bass for 2.49 LB

4th Stijn Lens of Belgium with 2 bass for 2.17 LB with a 1.41 LB lunker.

5th Rick Wright of Rowlett with 3 bass for 2.07 LB with a 0.93 LB lunker.

 

33 bass were caught, and 3 anglers were skunked again.

 

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.

Call 903-440-2787 for info.




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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 55

Thursday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 47

Friday

Cloudy

Hi: 67

Friday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 51

Saturday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 60

Saturday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 48

Sunday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 61

Sunday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 55


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 12/1: 397.19 (-5.81)



Lake Fork

Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 30)

FAIR. Water Stained; 65 degrees; 5.81 feet low. The bass bite should change after the rise in water. Suspending jerkbaits are still best worked over 7-10 feet around ditches and creeks. Spinnerbaits have been good in the same areas, slowly rolled near big wood. Viper XP jigs in sourgrape, PBJ, Purple Passion, are still good on big wood near the edges of the creeks 8-10 feet. Report by Lake Fork fishing guide Marc Mitchell, Lake Fork Pro. Bass are slow on Carolina rigs, dropshots, and jigging spoons in 15-18 feet of water, and squarebill crankbaits in 3-6 feet of water. Report by Jason Hoffman, Lake Fork Guide Service. Rising water level will bring feeding bass shallow. Fish newly flooded grass and timber with streamers for bass chasing shad. Some bream will be mixed in on warmer sunny days. Crappie will be moving towards wintertime schools in the open water and deep pockets, beaded woolies fished with a 5 wt rod and sinking lines. Report by Guide Alex Guthrie, Fly Fish Fork Guide Service. The bite is getting better and better going into the winter months. Big crappie are beginning to show up in numbers as the water temps continue to drop into the 50s. Catches over two pounds are landed each day with some fish closer to the three pound range. Timber on flats and along the main lake creek channels in 28-50 feet all seem to be holding good fish. We are seeing a good balance of white crappie and black crappie both being caught each day. Minnows still seem to be the dominant bait, but the jig bite is coming around finally on Lake Fork. Report by Jacky Wiggins, Jacky Wiggins Guide Service.

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