Lake Fork

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Lake Fork Report 5/24/2019

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.




Here are a few notes to help those of you coming to Lake Fork this Memorial Day weekend. Y'all be safe. 

 

MORNING BITE

I've been running main lake points with shell beds and where the shad spawn is going on to about 9:00 am. I am fishing these areas with a Owner Flashy Swimmer 3/8 oz and a Skinny Dipper / Little Dipper. (White Trash). Reaction Renovation is the brand of the trailer. I have also been throwing some top water in these areas with a Zara Spook (Chrome/Black Chrome/Blue). I am also throwing the Yellow Magic (Bone).

DEPTH

Shallow 1'-5' of water.

AFTERNOON /EVENING BITE

I start focusing deeper on main lake points, humps, roadbeds and some pond dams. I am also looking for long underwater points that run way out to the middle of the lake. I've been mainly throwing Crankbaits 6XD and 8XD (chartreuse / chrome blue back / Tennessee shad ). Another bait I like to throw is a 4" Storm Swimbait (Bunker) is the color I throw most. I always have a Carolina Rig with a 1 oz weight and 5’ leader with a #3 rigging hook. I set this up with a Zoom Fluke (Mardi Gras).

On the pond dams I am throwing a drop shot rig with a #1 rigging hook and a 5/16 oz weight. I am using a 14 inch leader with a Zoom finesse worm (Tomato). I am also throwing the Carolina rig here as well with a 1 oz weight and 5’ leader with a #3 rigging hook.

DEPTH

On the points, humps and roadbeds I am holding my boat in about 20' -25 and casting back to either 19'- 20' of water. On the pond dams I am setting the boat in about 16' of water casting back to about 6' to 12' of water

I hope these tips can help those of you coming to Lake Fork catch some fish. I still have availability for the end of June and currently booking for July and August. If you are looking to come out for a guided trip on Lake Fork, I would appreciate the opportunity to work hard and make sure you have a great time and catch some fish.

Thank you, Eric Wright 972 757 7947

RATES

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.

Summer Evening Special $200 1-2 anglers 4 hours

Trail Boat: $100.00
Student/Military Discount Full Day $400.00

CONTACT

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




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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 47

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 29

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 55

Thursday Night

Clear

Lo: 36

Friday

Sunny

Hi: 64

Friday Night

Clear

Lo: 41

Saturday

Sunny

Hi: 71

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 50


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 2/26: 403.07 (+0.07)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 19)

FAIR. Water stained; 51-52 degrees; 0.05’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on crankbaits and chatter baits in warmer water in creeks. Pre-spawn bass activity near creeks and brush near the shoreline. White and yellow bass are fair in deep water under bait schools. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows around structure 20-30’. Catfish are fair on prepared bait and cut bait.