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Lake Fork Report July 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.




Just a few quick notes to help some of you coming out to Lake Fork.


As of this post the water level on Lake Fork is 402.80 and the water temperature is around 84-85 degrees. 


These are the baits I am throwing throughout the day.


BIG WORM - 1/2 oz Tungsten weight, #4 or #5 rigging hook


CAROLINA RIG 1 oz bullet weight 5' leader #3 rigging hook
(Mardi Gras, Watermelon Magic) Fluke - Make sure to dip the tail in chartreuse.


DROP SHOT - 5/16 oz weight with a 15 inch leader #2 Mosquito hook made by owner 4 inch finesse worm (Tomato, Plum)


WEIGHTLESS FLUKE #3 rigging hook (Disco Violet, Green, White)


BIG JOE SPAITS FLUTTER SPOON 6"


I am starting out my mornings in about 15 feet of water on main lake points, humps & road beds. After 9:00 am, I am running out deeper 20 - 26 feet. If you can find these fish on the bottom you can make them eat. If these fish are suspended you can still catch them, it's just harder to do.


For the suspended fish I am throwing a Big Joe Spaits Flutter Spoon and a weightless fluke using a countdown method.


After 4:30 pm or so these fish are setting back up like they are first thing in the morning and are not as suspended.


I still have days open for the end of July and beginning of August.and would love to have y'all out. I hope the information can help some of you catch a few fish and to see you on Lake Fork!


Thanks, Eric Wright 972 757 7947




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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Monday

Hot

Hi: 100

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 77

Tuesday

Hot

Hi: 100

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 77

Wednesday

Hot

Hi: 101

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 77

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 99

Thursday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 77


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/19: 401.97 (-1.03)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 14)

Water lightly stained; 87–91 degrees; 0.84’ low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, football jigs and hollow body frogs. White and yellow bass are slow on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and prepared bait.