Lake Fork Anglers (LFA) Bass Fishing Club Tournament Results: 6/27/2024

LFA Tournament – All Bass 10 inches and over count towards total weight scored.

34 Members fished today with a total of 105 bass caught and released, including four lunkers over 5 lbs.

Pretty good catching day in spite of the high temperatures and high humidity

Winning Anglers
1. Galen Smith with his best 5 Bass @ 19.11 lbs.
2. Dennis Bubinas with 4 Bass @ 16.99 lbs.
3. Bill Ailes with his best 5 Bass @ 14.65 lbs.
    Big Bass:  Robert Gayler @ 6.89 lbs.

Winning Co-Anglers
1. C.J. Riffle with 4 Bass @ 11.40 lbs.
2. Tom Black with 2 Bass @ 9.05 lbs.

  1. Bob Lambert with 5 Bass @ 8.39 lbs.
    Big Bass: Tom Black @ 5.71 lbs.

The Lake Fork Anglers (LFA) tournaments are two-person catch and release tournaments held every Thursday. 

Two club tournament formats are rotated weekly.  

  • LFA – best 5 Bass over 10”
  • Hard Core – all Bass over 10”

Members are mostly seniors, with membership  open to all persons who are physically able to fish and function

independently. Information about club membership can be obtained by sending an email to [email protected].

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Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 83

Monday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 72


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 85

Tuesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 71


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 85

Wednesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 70


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 85

Thursday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 70

Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 7/22: 402.88 (-0.12)

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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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