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Failed efforts to control hyacinth on Lake Fork

 


Failed efforts to control hyacinth on Lake Fork

What was supposed to be a fairly normal chemical spraying for water hyacinth on portions of Lake Fork went bad this summer, killing not only the hyacinth, but also other water vegetation.

As is customary at Texas lakes, the Texas Texas Parks and Wildlife Department contracted with a private applicator to conduct the spraying of herbicide on Lake Fork this summer. The plan was to treat the hyacinth, a non-native invasive vegetation that can impact boating traffic and produces poor fishing hab


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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: tomdoglover29@aol.com

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Lake Fork Weather Forecast

Friday

Sunny

Hi: 77

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 57

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 84

Saturday Night

Clear

Lo: 55

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 84

Sunday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 60

Monday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 72

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 47


Lake Fork Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 10/18: 401.07 (-1.93)



Lake Fork Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 10)

FAIR. Water stained; 80–83 degrees; 1.71’ low. Largemouth bass are fair on plastic worms, Alabama rigs, spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and topwaters. They appear to be starting the fall pattern in shallower water. This is great news for the lunker fisherman and continued reputation of producing the biggest largemouths in Texas. White and yellow bass are good on Alabama Rigs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows in the stumps or man–made structures. Catfish are good on prepared bait and cut bait.