Lake Fork

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Lake Fork Report 4/10/2019

by
Lake Fork Guide, Eric Wright
My name is Eric Wright, I am a professional tournament angler and licensed full-time guide working on Lake Fork.




I want to start out by thanking everyone who has come out to fish with me this season. I am having a blast and I appreciate the opportunity to work hard and help y’all have a great time on Lake Fork.


As of this post, the water level on Lake Fork is currently 402.94 and the temperature where I have been fishing is around 67 degrees. We are having an awesome spawn on Lake Fork and if you enjoy sight fishing now is the time! The mornings can still be a little cool, so if you are planning to come out make sure to check the weather.


My go to bait for sight fishing is a Paca Craw/Okeechobee Craw - I rig this bait with a 5/16 Tungsten and #3 rigging hook. I have also been able to catch them with the Zoom Ultra Vibe Speed Craw. Don’t forget to bring a great pair of polarized sunglasses. I use Costa sunglasses with Blue Mirror/Amber.


I am also catching some fish right now using a drop shot on secondary points holding timber. I am rigging it with a ¼ oz weight and #1 rigging hook. The trick here is to set your leader at about 12" (Tomato/Mardi Gras) finesse worms.


Some other baits we have been working with have been Frogs, Line Through Swimbaits and I can’t tell you enough how productive the Owner-Underspin 3/8 oz with a Skinny Dipper (white trash) has been for us. You want this lure in your boat.


I hope this information can help those of you coming out to Lake Fork.


I do have evenings open for those looking to get out with me this spring. These trips begin at 4:30 and fish until dark. The cost is $200 and this price is good for 1-2 anglers.


I am starting to book up full and half day trips for the second half of June and July and would love to have y'all out. If you are planning on coming out this summer, make sure to get your trip booked in advance. I will put all the prices down below the photos and if you would like to see more, please follow me on Instagram and Facebook


Thank you for stopping by - Eric Wright.


LAKE FORK GUIDE RATES 2019


Full Day 1-2 Anglers: $450.00  
3rd Person $100 - Full day trips begin at first light and end around 4 PM.


Half Day: 1-2 Anglers $250.00 
3rd Person $50 - Half day trips run for 5 hours.


Trail Boat: $100.00


Student/Military Discount Full Day $400.00


$200 Summer Evening Special


CONTACT


Eric Wright #972 757 7947
Email ericwrightprofisherman@yahoo.com




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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 67

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 44

Saturday

Sunny

Hi: 76

Saturday Night

Clear

Lo: 57

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 80

Sunday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 61

Monday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 80

Monday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 64


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 4/19: 403.25 (+0.25)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Apr. 17)

Water lightly stained; 68–71 degrees; 0.03’ high. Black bass are fair on swimbaits, hollow body frogs and weightless Senkos. White and yellow bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.