Lake Fork Anglers Results From September 2

Forecasted as hot and by 10 AM it was hot. But we had a slight wind that helped somewhat. The fish were biting for most. The MLF format counts every fish over 10" including slots . We fish three rotating sections on Lake Fork every other Thursday daytime about 22 times a year...

We fished section 1 today.


  1. 1st Bob Roberts of Longview with 9 bass for 15.05 LB with a lunker of 2.74 LB on c rigs.
  2. 2nd Jack White of Farmers Branch with 4 bass for 9.96 LB. with a 3.62 LB lunker
  3. 3rd Jerry Ketchum of Weatherford with 6 bass for 9.92LB with the boater lunker of 4.31 LB on drop shots.
  4. 4th Randy Bunch of Lake Fork with 7 bass for 8.68 LB with a 2.02 LB lunker on T-rig.
  5. 5th Don Overstreet of Sulphur Springs with 2 for 4.91 LB with a 3.46 LB lunker.

Co Anglers

  1. 1st Jimmie Bright of Frisco with 3 bass for 5.96 LB with a 2.31 LB lunker.
  2. 2nd Rich Cavanaugh of Lake Fork with 3 bass for 5.06 LB with a 3.31 LB
  3. 3rd Bruce Allen of Lake Fork with 1 fish which is the co-angler lunker of 3.95 LB.
  4. 4th Alf Tuggle of Cypress Springs with 2 bass for 2.99 LB with a .2.19 LB lunker.
  5. 5th Rudy Hall of Mineola  with 1 bass for 1.77 LB

55 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.

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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Hi: 83

Monday Night

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Fishing Report from TPWD (Jul. 17)

GOOD. Water Stained; 81 degrees; 0.09 feet above pool. Bass are fairly slow in the mornings, but there is a shaky head bite with yum dingers in both sizes on timber in 5-7 feet on breaklines. Best bite is Carolina rigs offshore in 15-25 feet on humps, road beds, points, all are producing. Big worms like blue fleck, tequila sunrise and plum seem to be best 10-12 inches. Crankbaits are still good over channel catfish bends deep humps and road beds. Shad patterns and chart blue back XD 6 - XD 8 are best, Report by Marc Mitchell, Lake Fork Guide Service. Black bass are chasing topwater patterns early in the day and later in the day when it is dark. Check out the brush piles as big bass are using them to feed on crappie. Bream are excellent in the shallows on wooly buggers and small poppers. Report by Guide Alex Guthrie, Fly Fish Fork Guide Service. Lake Fork crappie fishing is in full time summer pattern. Huge numbers of black crappie are loading up at the base of trees, on main lake points and lay downs. There are still good numbers of white crappie on brush piles and in trees. Focus on areas in 14-22 feet for the most fish. The bite has been finicky when fishing for schools of fish. Minnows on very small gold Aberdeen hooks and 6-8 pound test fluorocarbon line has been the go to set up. Small hand tied jigs in natural colors are also working if you swim them over and get those fish to chase and grab. Even if you see a hundred fish in a group just catch the few more aggressive fish and move on if you want to catch numbers. Larger soft plastics should still work on bigger white crappies that are solo on timber. The catfish bite is still red hot. You can load the boat fast in roosting areas that have overnight birds in the trees. We are also seeing big numbers of catfish on main lake points in 14-28 feet around timber. If you find an area with lots of bait the catfish will be close by. Bait an area with cattle cubes or sour grain to group those fish up. Then use your pre

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