Lake Fork

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Lake Fork Second Best Bass Lake by Bassmaster


Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at:

Bassmaster has released the 100 best lakes for bass fishing in Central U.S. Lake Fork comes in number two.

The top 10 lakes for bass fishing in the Central US:
1. Sam Rayburn Reservoir - Texas
2. Lake Fork - Texas
3. Sturgeon Bay - Wisconsin
4. Toledo Bend - Texas/Louisiana
5. Mille Lacs Lake - Minnesota
6. Lake Falcon - Texas
7. Lake Conroe - Texas
8. Lake Minnetonka - Minnesota
9. Caddo Lake - Texas/Louisiana
10. Table Rock Lake - Missouri


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Lake Fork Weather Forecast


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 95

Monday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 71


Partly Sunny

Hi: 88

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 65


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 88

Wednesday Night


Lo: 65


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 89

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 67

Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 7/22: 402.77 (-0.23)

Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Jul. 17)

Water lightly stained; 85–88 degrees; 0.09’ low. Black bass are slow on Texas rigged creature baits, football jigs and Flutter spoons. White and yellow bass are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines.